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MOROCCAN ROYAL COUNSELLOR MR. ANDRÉ AZOULAY IS RECIPIENT OF THE POMEGRANATE AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

(NEW YORK, NY) March 8, 2017 –The American Sephardi Federation’s (ASF) 20th Anniversary Edition of the New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival will celebrate Morocco’s culture of co-existence between Muslims and Jews on Opening Night, Thursday, March 30th.

THE SHOCKING RISE OF ANTISEMITISM IN THE US

The Jerusalem Post- A Head of international Holocaust Remembrance Day on Friday, the Diaspora Affairs Ministry released a report surveying antisemitic incidents in the West during 2016. There were notable increases in Germany and Britain.

Denial lawyer Anthony Julius on antisemitism and the age of extremes

The guardian- Anthony Julius has made his name not just as a fearsome lawyer for the grand and the gruesome, from Diana, Princess of Wales to Robert Maxwell, but also as the author of a clutch of widely respected books, including, in 2010, a 900-page doorstopper, Trials of the Diaspora: A History of Antisemitism in Britain. (A light read it is not.)

King Mohammed VI Renames Marrakech Neighborhood to Original Jewish Name

Morocco World News- King Mohammed VI has instructed authorities to rename the alleys and neighborhood squares of Hay Essalam in Marrakech to their original Jewish names. The neighborhood will now be named El Mellah.