Morocco film searches out Jews who left for Israel

In this photo taken Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, Zhor Rehihil, the curator of the Museum for Moroccan Judaism, stands in front of an exhibit of a synagogue pulpit at the museum in Casablanca, Morocco. Once home to some 300,000 Jews, the largest population in the Arab world, Morocco is increasingly taking a fresh look at its long history with Judaism and is spurning the flat rejection of all things Hebrew found in so many other Arab countries. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Hundreds of members of Islamist and left wing political groups demonstrated outside the Tangiers Film Festival earlier this month against a documentary about Moroccan Jews living in Israel. They claimed that director Kamal Hachkar was promoting "normalization" with the Jewish state.


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