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A town in northern Morocco, about 28 kilometers south of Fez.

Supposedly, there are three Jewish cemeteries in Sefrou. One cemetery is one kilometer before the town on the way from Fez. A big gate with the words "Cimitiere de Sefrou" written on it and Hebrew lettering can be seen. Inside are several tzadeks. The oldest part, being restored with funds from families from Sefrou, has headstones that have had inserted into cement monuments. The latest tombs date from the 1970s. Most inscriptions are totally in Hebrew. Several tombs are those of merchants, who died in a truck accident on the road to Tafilalelt. Tzadeks Elbaz.The hiloula occurs on Lag B'Omer. Source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [February 2002]

photo overview of cemetery [January 2010]

Blog about Moroccan Jews [February 2010]

 

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