After millennia of co-existence, Moroccan Jews targeted

“This kingdom on Africa’s northwestern shoulder was long held up as an example of Jewish-Muslim coexistence, a sign of hope that peace was possible between Israelis and Palestinians. But Morocco’s ancient Jewish community — the largest in the Arab world — has become a target.

“Suicide bombers killed 45 people — including 12 attackers — in Casablanca on May 16. No Jews were killed, but three of the five bombs targeted symbols of Morocco’s Jewish presence: a cemetery, a community center and a Jewish-owned restaurant.”

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