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Live at the Legation: 2017 Ramadan Nights Concert with Redouan Hasnaoui

We are delighted to introduce our “Live at the Legation” podcast series.  On Friday, June 9 at 22h, we revived a  tradition of  Ramadan concerts here at the Legation by hosting the young Tangerine singer-songwriter Redouane Hasnaoui, where he sang … Continue reading

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2017 July 4 Women’s Literacy Program Graduation Ceremony!

Congratulations to Rhimo El Ouardighi for the first prize of the 2013-2017  graduating class of our Medina Women’s Literacy program, in partnership with Fondation Tanja Madinati, and congratulations to all the 162 women in the program for their hard work … Continue reading

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Beit Hahayim Donation

Our deepest thanks to Australian artist Bryan Dawe for his generous donation of “Beit Hahayim,” the Jewish Cemetery of Tangier, which now hangs in our art gallery, where it stands as a stirring memorial to Tangier’s multi-faith heritage.

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Legation Christmas Market, 2016

We’d like to thank all of those involved in making our annual Christmas Market such a success.   Of  the many visitors we welcomed on December 10, we were perhaps most pleased that several dozens of  children from our Ben Idder neighborhood … Continue reading

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Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Visit to the Legation

We were honored to welcome Dana J. Hyde, CEO of the Millennium  Challenge Corporation, to the American Legation Museum on this cold and rainy Saturday evening.   Ms. Hyde led an MCC delegation to Morocco, including Tetouan and Tangier.  They were hosted … Continue reading

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Dance: Hassan Bouchountouf at the Legation

We were pleased to welcome Hassan Bouchountouf to the Legation on September 6, where his performance opened the 3-day Haraka Dance Festival. Thanks to the brilliant Othman Sellami and his team for conceptualizing and organizing Tangier’s first contemporary dance festival … Continue reading

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Les Belles Vacances de Mon Enfance

TALIM was happy this summer to host day camps at the Legation for children from the Ben Idder neighborhood of the Tangier Old Medina. The coordinator for the camps was Ayoub Lahlouh of the theater company Dakirat El Mostakbel. Here … Continue reading

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July 16-17, 2016 We were thrilled to co-host the second edition of the Youmein Creative Media Festival this past weekend, from July 16-17. The Youmein Festival brought together artists and creative thinkers from across Morocco, France, the United States, Belgium, … Continue reading

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Columbia’s Hisham Aidi Returns to Tangier

Our thanks to Columbia University professor and author Hisham Aidi for returning to his home town to participate in this month’s Salon International de Tanger des Livres et des Arts. In his round table on “The Artistic Power of Tangier,” … Continue reading

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New York City Synagogue Honors the Moroccan King Who Saved the Jews

In a month of major celebrations by believers from each of the three Religions of the Book, here is an article about an important commemoration in a New York City synagogue “Honoring the Moroccan King who Saved the Jews.” Please share. … Continue reading

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