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Name  Robert Assaraf

Role  Historian
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Moroccan historian Robert Assaraf Died at 81

Robert Assaraf (Arabic: روبرت الصراف‎‎) (born in Rabat, 1936 - ) is a Moroccan Jewish historian and writer, and former prominent figure in the Moroccan industrial world. He resides between Paris, France and Marrakesh, Morocco.



Robert Assaraf began his career in the cabinet of the Minister of the Interior in Morocco Hassan Zemmouri and Ahmed Reda Guedira. He then joined the ONA Group, where he became the General Director and Deleguate Administrator, until the early 1990 when he retired. In 1996 he established the Centre International de Recherche sur les Juifs du Maroc and co-founded l’Union mondiale du judaïsme marocain in 1999. He is the President of the Worldwide Moroccan Jewish Union.

He is also the president of Radio Shalom and was the vice-president of the French magazine Marianne up until 2005 when he sold his shares to Yves de Chaisemartin.


  • Juifs du Maroc à travers le monde Émigration et identité retrouvée. Dédicace de Shimon Peres, Président de l’Etat d’Israël. Préface de Patrick Girard, Paris, Septembre 2008, Imprimé en France aux Editions Suger / Suger Press de l’Université de Paris VIII, ISBN 2-912590-33-7. Avec le Concours du CRJM Couverture : David Soussana, 2008, Patio du Centre mondial du judaïsme nord-africain de Jérusalem, offert par Robert et Michèle Assaraf.
  • Mohammed V et les Juifs - (1997)
  • Une certaine Histoire des juifs du Maroc
  • la fin du vieux Maroc
  • Retrouvailles manquées avec Mohammed V et Hassan II
  • References

    Robert Assaraf Wikipedia

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