Sukkah in Marrakesh

We were visiting Morocco during Sukkot yet I was still surprised to find a Sukkah in Marrakesh. In it simplest form, a sukkah is aa temporary hut constructed for use during the week-long Jewish festival of Sukkot.

We knew there is a small, active Jewish community in Marrakesh. There is a synagogue in the old Jewish Quarter of Marrakesh, just outside the medina. It is surrounded by living quarters used by many of the members. She Sukkah was in the courtyard just outside the synagogue.

There is security at the entrance to the courtyard.  A few blocks away is the Jewish cemetery.

Sukkah in Marrakesh Morocco

You can learn more about the Sukkah and the holiday Sukkot at Wikipedia.
We carry the Lonely Planet Morocco, but we found this Sukkah on our own.

Were you surprised to see a Sukkah in Marrakesh?


  1. stevebethere says:

    Is it me or is that bench tiny 🙂

    Have a great rest of week

  2. Thanks for hosting!

  3. Paula J says:

    Didn’t realize you had another blog here!!

    Happy WW 🙂

  4. Erica says:

    Nice picture. Thanks for hosting Wordless Wednesday linky. 🙂

  5. Danya Banya says:

    Thanks for hosting

  6. Ai Sakura says:

    seems interesting!

  7. Interesting shot! Thanks for hosting and Happy WW!

  8. Char says:

    Cool shot. Thanks for hosting!

  9. DeniseinVA says:

    Nice image, thanks for hosting.

  10. Meryl says:

    I love the leaves up the side! Thanks for hosting and have a great week.

  11. kewkew says:

    That is very interesting. I always wondered what that would look like.

  12. what a cute little sukkah!

  13. Great capture!

  14. Cafe au lait says:

    Interesting photo.

  15. Sukkot in Morocco sounds interesting! Please tell us more about it.

  16. YesVideo says:

    Thanks for linking up last week on our Wordless Wednesday. We are excited to be featuring your photo today.


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