For the restoration and preservation of the Synagogue Slat Lkahal, a Jewish Heritage in Mogador (Essaouira) Morocco.

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News

The project of restoration and preservation of the synagogue Lkahal Slat, Jewish heritage of Mogador, obtained the support of UNESCO in May 2012!

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The project

This project was born from the will to stop and reverse a process of degradation and total disappearance of the Jewish presence in Mogador, the only city in the Muslim world which once had a Jewish majority.

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Work in Progress

The first step was to dispose of the more than 30 tons of debris from the crashed roof, the walls erosion, and damaged broken wood. This having unveiled the great potential of restoration of the site.

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A bit of History

Mogador : A seaport .
Mogador was a port as far back in history as 7th century B.C. when the venturous Phoenicians established a commercial post on the island. In the beginning of the Christian ear, it is known by its Berber name Tamusiga

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Work in Progress