Day 1 – Casablanca – Rabat
Casablanca – Rabat
Arrival at Casablanca Mohamed V Airport, welcome and assistance. Orientation tour of Casablanca with Habbous Quarter, the United Nations Square, the exterior of royal palace and the internal visit of Hassan II Mosque. Casablanca harbors the largest Jewish community in Morocco and has numerous congregations, active communal institutions, and many highly recommended Kosher restaurants. Visit the Mellah (Jewish quarter) with its temples and synagogues such as Bet-El, Em Habanim and Neve Shalom. Depart to Rabat and Sale. Visit the Chellah and Kasbah of Oudayas located next to the Medina within the ramparts of the old city. The Mellah, with its narrow lanes and colorful courtyards, now the home of few Jewish families. Continue to Sale, the twin city of Rabat and the birthplace of Rabbi Hayyim Ben Moses Attar, the famous 18th Century scholar and Kabbalist, known throughout the Jewish world for his bible commentary the “or hahayyim.” Return to Rabat for overnight.