For the 3,000 souls of the Jewish-Moroccan community, it’s a real revolution. In early November, a dahir (decree) relating to the organization of this community was published in the Official Bulletin. It provides in particular the creation of a system made up of three bodies: the National Council of the Moroccan Jewish Community, the Commission of Moroccan Jews Abroad and the Foundation of Moroccan Judaism.
Basically, it is a question of erecting a centralized system, “an architecture in conformity with the expectations of the community, which has moreover been widely consulted”, abounds Serge Berdugo, secretary general of the Council of Jewish communities of Morocco.
Morocco: why Mohammed VI is dusting off Jewish institutions
Au kingdom, the Jewish institutions needed a bit of a refresh. And for good reason, their last reorganization dates back to the end of the Second World War, in 1945, under the reign of King Mohammed V. As for its representatives, they have not been renewed since 1969. Of course, over time, those who died were replaced on the basis of the simple cooptation.