Debdou

Forged in times of Marinids, Debdou is a village topped by a kasbah adobe, which was designed primarily to defend the territory. Inhabited for over 2000 years by a Sephardic Jewish community who, expelled from Spain, found a new home. This small community résussit then make Debdou a shopping area with the Spanish enclave of Melilla and Algeria, but the War of the Six Joursà the late sixties, brought the Israelites to migrate to the region or to Casablanca abroad. The Jewish quarter, two cemeteries, trace of this life, are today a place of pilgrimage.