Morocco: Canada - Moroccan Jewish Community Celebrates Mimouna in Toronto

Montreal — The Moroccan Jewish community established in Canada recently celebrated Mimouna, an ancient Jewish-Moroccan tradition celebrated each year to mark the end of Jewish Easter, Pessah.

Organized in Toronto by the local Association of the Moroccan Jewish community, in collaboration with the Mimouna association of Morocco, the ceremony took place virtually with the participation in particular of Minister Delegate in charge of Moroccan expatriates Nezha El Ouafi, Ambassador of the Kingdom in Canada Souriya Otmani, and several Jewish and Muslim figures from different spheres.

The meeting was an opportunity to highlight the continued commitment of the Moroccan Jewish community to promoting the Moroccan cultural traditions and the spirit of conviviality and brotherhood that unites Moroccan Jews and Muslims.

During this event, a tribute was paid to the president of the Moroccan Jewish community of Toronto Simon Keslassy. The participants underlined his human qualities as well as his dedication for the well-being of his community, and for the good of his country of origin, Morocco, and of Canada.

More From: MAP

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.