Temple Beth-El (Casablanca)

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Beth-El Synagogue
בית הכנסת בית-אל
Basic information
Location 67, Rue Jaber ben Hayane (ex. Verlet Hanus).
Affiliation Orthodox Judaism
Rite Sephardic
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Active
Leadership Rabbi J. Azuelos

The Temple Beth-El (Hebrew: בית הכנסת בית-אל‎‎) is a Jewish synagogue in Casablanca, Morocco. While the city boasts more than 30 synagogues,[1][2] Beth-El is often considered the center piece of a once vibrant Jewish community. Its stained glass windows and other artistic elements, is what attracts tourists to this synagogue.[citation needed] The temple was completely refurbished in 1997.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlich, Mark (2009). Encyclopedia of the Jewish Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and Culture, Volume 1. ABC-CLIO. p. 485. 
  2. ^ Karber, Phil (2012). Fear and Faith in Paradise. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 269. 
  3. ^ Howe, Marvin (2005). Morocco:The Islamist Awakening and Other Challenges. Oxford University Press. p. 185. 

Coordinates: 33°35′48.54″N 7°37′46.74″W / 33.5968167°N 7.6296500°W / 33.5968167; -7.6296500