There is many interesting souvenir shops in Fez
A cheap popular gift is a small metal teapot (which is probably made in China)
As part of a tour I was with, we were taken into this particular store;
The man behind me is an imam, hes a Muslim priest who works part time taking tourists around Fez, and to these stores. I think they earn most of the money in commission from the shopkeepers rather than the modest cost of the tour fee itself.
Seder plate used for Passover
I love this lamp! I don’t think think these metal lamps would transport easily in my airline case though.
Metal Torah in frame behind the shopkeeper’s counter on the wall.
I think a lot of the Judaica items here are vintage, or recent pieces made by Muslim people who make them as a copy from another piece or from some drawings. Its hard to see any Jews left here.
I’ll explain more about the Synagogue and cemetery and Jewish history of Fez a little later on.
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