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ERFOUD | morocco- - International Jewish Cemetery Project

ERFOUD JEWISH CEMETERY: East of Tinerir is the Ziz Valley and Tafilalet region where Jews lived and financed the caravan trade with Sub-Saharan Africa from as early as the eighth century.  Erfoud was the major Jewish population center of the Tafilalet, where Jews worked as merchants and artisans as late as the twentieth century(BERBER TRIBUS). Erfoud cemetery has the tomb of R. Eliyahu Abuhatzeira of the famous Abuhatzeira clan. The cemetery is in  good condition. Source and photos below courtesy This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [February 2010]

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 February 2010 10:50