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  The Jewish Community of Fez
Fez became a cultural and commercial Centre of prime importance, largely as a result of the Jews' presence.
During the Golden Era in Fez, three grave events occurred: a section of the community was deported to Ashir (Algeria) in about 987; 6,000 Jews were massacred in 1035 by Fanatics who conquered Fez; and the town was ruthlessly sacked in 1068 by Almoravides.
They held the Office of Nagid, established in Fez at the beginning of the 16th Century, and their Yeshivot were headed by scholars including Nachman B. Sunbal, Samuel Chagiz, Judah Uzziel, And Saul Serrero (16th-17th centuries), Judah and Chayyim Ibn Atar, and Samuel Sarfaty (18th Century).
www.bh.org.il /Communities/Archive/Fez.asp   (804 words)

Fez is strongly dominated by the old centres, while the modern centres serve as suburbs to the two old cities.
Fez has given its name to the red, cylindrical hat used over most of the Muslim world.
Fez therefore is the second Islamic town in Morocco, only Moulay Idriss being slightly older.
lexicorient.com /e.o/fez.htm   (524 words)

  Fez - LoveToKnow 1911
FEZ (Fas), the chief city of Morocco, into which empire it was incorporated in 1548.
As a commercial town Fez is a great depot for the trade of Barbary and wares brought from the east and south by caravans.
Until recent times the city had a monopoly of the manufacture of Fez caps, for it was supposed that the dye which imparts the dull crimson hue of these caps could not be procured elsewhere; they are now, however, made both in France and Turkey.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Fez   (1002 words)

 Hotel in Fez, Morocco? Rent a House or Riad in Fes Medina, Maroc
The mission of Fez Medina Morocco is to identify and preserve extraordinary historic properties in the medieval medina of Fez, Morocco and make them available as vacation rentals – from small palaces to royal suites to traditional houses or villas.
Fez Medina is the first to make historic houses available in the Fez medina - an experience that has been inaccessible to the visitor until recently.
Beginning spring 2006, Fez Medina is open to the possibility of partnering with selected individuals in the restoration of a house in Fes.
www.fesmedina.com   (351 words)

 History House: Love a Fez: Part I
The conical fez replaced the sturdy turban as the hat of Turkish identity in the early nineteenth century, and, despite some quibbles, the Turks grew rather attached to it (of course, they were still the Ottomans back then).
In a short century, the fez had gone from being a nuisance to a badge of national identity.
As innumerable, shoddy European hats came ashore and men were arrested for not wearing them it became apparent that this affront to Turkish dignity at the hands of the country's greatest savior could to last.
www.historyhouse.com /in_history/fez_1   (1450 words)

 The Maze City: Medina of Fez: UNESCO Culture Sector
Cities with complex and labyrinth alleys were built in the Mediterranean region to thwart invasions.
The ancient city of Fez is a superb example.
People living in the Old City of Fez are said to spend their life within the city walls without ever going outside.
portal.unesco.org /culture/en/ev.php-URL_ID=27478&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html   (242 words)

 Fez Travel Turkey and Greece - Terms and Conditions
Fez Travel reserves the right to change any of the facilities and services described in its publications and to substitute alternative arrangements of comparable monetary value without compensation and accepts no liability for loss of enjoyment resulting from any change.
Fez Travel accepts no liability if additional costs to the Client are incurred through delay, accident or disruption of the Product(s) beyond the control of Fez Travel by force majeure.
Fez Travel is not liable for damages arising from changes in regulations or laws to the necessary travel document requirements.
www.feztravel.com /Terms_and_Conditions.php   (1941 words)

 Saudi Aramco World : Fez: Preserving a City   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fez, Morocco's ancient center of learning and the arts, is now the focus of one of the world's most ambitious preservation and restoration efforts.
Fez conjures up another image for travelers, defining and preserving the essence of a fabled Arab city, where hundreds of minarets testify to the city's religious fervor, and dozens of ancient portals beckon, leading to fun-duqs (hotels) or madrasahs (schools) or palatial merchants' homes.
While Fassi merchants, both in Fez and elsewhere, are expected to contribute a healthy share of the donations, appeals are being made throughout the Arab world, as well as to international agencies and individuals concerned with preserving this unique cultural landscape.
www.saudiaramcoworld.com /issue/199303/fez-preserving.a.city.htm   (3394 words)

 Fez - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Fez is a soft pliable material which is woven from the luxurious red nippular hair of the common domesticated camel (Camelopardalis humpasaurus).
Fez was first produced by the indigenous peoples of the Sultanate of Rum by soaking many thousands of camels in gigantic industrial vats full of freshly-squeezed raisin juice.
Fez has more real-world uses than you can shake a pointed pointy-thing at, including a rather attractive nick-name for sad losers.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Fez   (266 words)

It was only in the first half of the twentieth century that the discovery of silver coins minted with the stamp of Idriss 1, founder of the Idrissi dynasty, made it possible to locate the origins of the city of Fez in the eighth century.
It was only in the reign of Moulay Hassan I (1873-1894), however, when Fez became the scene of two major works with the building of a bridge which had become essential to carry the increased traffic, and the installation of electrical and telephone cables, which somewhat surprise this rather traditional city.
Fez pottery, famous for its quality, motifs and colors, particularly blue, has experienced a downturn in production because of the arrival of modern materials on the market.
euclid.barry.edu /~chraibi/fez.html   (1337 words)

Fez is located in the northeast part of Morocco between the Riff and the Middle Atlas mountains on the two shores of the wadi Fez.
The estimated population in Fez is 300,000 with a tiny Jewish presence.
In fact, the most famous refugee from the Almohade terror in Fez was Moses Maimonides, who escaped with his family to Egypt in 1165.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/Fez.html   (839 words)

 Fez travel guide - Wikitravel
Fez is also famous for its ancient walled city, which many compare to the walled city of Jerusalem.
Fez is the medieval capital of Morocco, and a great city of high Islamic civilization.
The stretch of toll highway from Rabat to Fez is in superb condition and is relatively little used- the toll in spring 2005 was about 5 dirhams (approx 0.5 euros).
wikitravel.org /en/Fez   (2215 words)

 Fez   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fez's flavorful pesto and Dijon lamb chops are topped with a dollop of garlicky pesto, and accompanied by crunchy roasted potatoes.
Fez follows the same naming formula that Tom Jetland used four years ago at his other Valley restaurant, Scottsdale's Ibiza Cafe.
Fez has a menu category devoted to kisra ($9.50).
www.azcentral.com /ent/dining/articles/0201fezrev01.html   (1049 words)

 Fez Information: All about what to see, what to do, what to eat and where to go ...
The new city of Fez built by the French during their Protectorate of Morocco, lies a few kilometres to the west and has the feel of a French provincial town, with its pavement caf├ęs and wide boulevards.
Harira is a thick tomato soup with meat, chickpeas and coriander and is served with a squeeze of lemon.
The two alcohol shops in Fez are found on either side of the market, where you can find good local beer and wine, as well as imported beer, wines and spirits.
www.fez-riads.com /Fez.htm   (2250 words)

 FEZ by Paul Bowles (1984)
Fez was built at a natural crossroads, the spot where the route from the Sahara to the Mediterranean coast intersects the east-west passage between Algeria and the Atlantic.
Automatically Fez became the strategic center, the command of which was a sine qua non for the administration of the entire region.
They love the sound of a fountain splashing in the courtyard; on the coals of their braziers they sprinkle sandalwood and benzoin; they have a passion for sitting on a high spot of ground at twilight and watching the slow change of light, color and form in the landscape.
www.paulbowles.org /fezbowles.html   (4069 words)

 Fez Travel Guide - Morocco - Fez City Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fez is the cultural and spiritual centre of Morocco, oldest of the three imperial cities, founded in 790 BC by Moulay Idriss II.
The Medina of Fez is the most complete medieval city still in existence, it's preservation having been instigated under French occupation, and it forms a working model of the way life was lived when the world was still young.
A visit to the souks will undoubtedly lead to a stopover at Fez's famous tanneries where one of the oldest arts in Morocco, and the world, is practiced to produce the soft leather that has been sought after for centuries.
www.wordtravels.com /Cities/Morocco/Fez   (562 words)

 Under the Fez Cap   (Site not responding. Last check: )
According to some traditions, it was invented by a Jew from a ghetto in the city of Fez, Morocco.
With the deliberate intention of mocking his witless Ottoman master, the Jew produced the cap with a long tassle of loosely hanging threads.
Thus, by merely nodding or slightly swaying his head in a drowsy stupor, his master could ward off flies and insects from his face without lifting his hands.
www.blackraiser.com /fez.htm   (210 words)

 The Soul of Morocco - New York Times
The device is an apt symbol for Fez, a city whose cracked and dusty streets hide all manner of beautiful and forlorn relics.
As Marrakesh has opened to Tropezian swimming-pool clubs and branches of Ibiza night spots, Fez has turned ever deeper to its history, renovating architectural masterpieces and creating new festivals devoted to the city’s rich culinary and musical traditions.
Few places on Earth seem so imbued with buried meanings: in the patterns of hand-knotted carpets; in the tattooed faces of Berber peasant women; in the cosmic swirls of carved plaster in its architecture; in the voices of traditional Sufi and Gnawa singers; in the techniques of expert craftsmen; in the ingredients of its cuisine.
travel.nytimes.com /2007/04/08/travel/08Fez.html   (927 words)

 Free Economic Zone "Minsk" - NEWS
The complex of insurance services provided in time to FEZ “Minsk” residents by Belarusian republican unitary insurance enterprise “Belgosstrach” and its foreign partners will be the guarantee of safety and financial stability of business under FEZ conditions.
At the joint stand administration of FEZ “Minsk” together with JLLC “Frame Building Technologies” conducted negotiations with polish companies interested in creation of modern productions in FEZ conditions and participation in joint projects as well as development of trade relations with enterprises-residents of FEZ “Minsk”.
According to the given document starting on the 1-st of May 2004 with the aim of enterprise transport service system optimization of FEZ "Minsk" by passenger transport, the work of public transport will be organized under a new circuit that will allow to cover the whole territory of the Free Economic Zone.
www.fezminsk.by /eng   (1024 words)

 Official site FEZ "Vitebsk".
Administration of the FEZ "Vitebsk" informs about the possibility to get credit at preferential rate which is given by the Government of China on security of the Government of the Republic of Belarus.
Presentation of the FEZ "Vitebsk" is going to be on 21 of September.
The Administration of the FEZ "Vitebsk" with the Czech company working in the field of industrial floor design/implementation is looking for a business partner who has the possibility to invest 1-1,5 million of dollars in the equipment for establishing the enterprise at the Fez's "Vitebsk" territory.
www.fez-vitebsk.com /en   (699 words)

 Fez Travel Turkey and Greece Tours
Fez Travel is a tour operator and a travel agency with tours covering both Turkey and Greece.
Independent and the not-so-independent travellers can benefit from the Fez bus, during the holidays or vacation, because the onboard staff can make the logistics of travelling so easy without undermining people's freedom to choose their own travelling experience.
Fez Travel will be providing a number of tours from 5 to 16 days for all budgets.
www.feztravel.com   (617 words)

 Fez under Time Cafe
Listen to Kathleen Horan's piece on Fez for WNYC.
Thank you to everyone who has ever performed at Fez, including...
You've lost your fez, that's all there is to it.
www.feznyc.com   (206 words)

Enter the quantity of letters that are not included in the item's base price.
Fez includes 7 letters - count the extra large above emblem and use this item.
Used at the top of M4 shrine fez.
www.nvo.com /lauterer/masonicbutersguide/category.nhtml?catuid=10011   (623 words)

 Blufire Software
A new guide for Fez 1.5 will be released in the near future.
The unregistered version allows you to launch Fez 40 times until requiring a code.
Fez 1.5 has been rewritten from the ground up and now is much more powerful than before.
www.blufiresoftware.com /prod/fez   (230 words)

 Red Fez
Anti-Masons have fabricated a story that in the 8th century, Muslim hoards overran the city of Fez in Morocco and butchered 50,000 Christians - and that the streets ran red with blood.
The claim further states that the murderers dipped their caps in the blood to honor Allah and that the blood-stained caps were called 'fezzes' and became idols dedicated to Satan.
The city of Fez was founded by an invader, Sultan Idris I. Idris, who won a war against resident pagans at the very end of the eighth century.
www.masonicinfo.com /redfez.htm   (879 words)

 CD Baby: FEZ DISPENSER: Fez Dispenser
Fez Dispenser blows out its grooves in a full-on fusion attack, waxing smooth and blistering as necessary.
Fez Dispenser uses everything at its disposal (samples, drum machines, guitars and more) to create complete aural snapshots.
"Fez Dispenser is not beholden to anyone, and that evidences itself in the music.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/fezdis   (1396 words)

 CD Baby: FEZ DISPENSER: 2 -This Is Trip-Bop
Fez Dispenser's history of gene-splicing genre-ducking beat-driven music owes as much to Mango Santamaria and Esquivel as it does to the influence of today's Drum and Bass samplists and Breakbeat fader jockeys.
Fez Dispenser Is not: hip hop, acid-jazz, drum and bass, dance hall, dub, reggae, Trip-hop, lounge, space age bachelor pad music, 70's funk, jungle, or jazz.
Fez Dispenser effortlessly delivers another 13 bomb tracks.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/fezdis2   (1018 words)

The name fez is believed to come from Fez, the city, which once produced the hat's red dye, made from crimson berries.
Morocco however has resisted the onslaught against the fez (it is noteworthy that the Ottomans never actually controlled Morocco) and the king of Morocco is the only Arab leader to wear it.
Wearing a fez in Morocco is a nationalist statement and was seen as a protest against the French occupation.
www.villagehatshop.com /fez.html   (283 words)

 Study Arabic language courses abroad in Fez, learn Arabic in language schools in small classes in Morocco
The most ravishing and mystical of Morocco's imperial cities, Fez was founded in 808 A.D. by the great Moroccan ruler saint Moulay Idris II.
It is the participant's responsibility to have a valid passport and any necessary visas and permits to study abroad.
Most make a connecting flight to Fez, which is only a domestic airport but offers good connections.
www.languagesabroad.com /countries/fez.html   (1128 words)

 Fez Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
Fez has long been recognized as Morocco's intellectual and spiritual nerve center.
The Arab capital of Morocco -- as opposed to Meknes, the Berber capital -- it is an ancient center of learning, culture, and craftsmanship, home to the oldest university in the West and the world's largest still-functioning medieval quarter, with a population of 60,000 (one-tenth of the city's total).
Fez el Djedid (New Fez) was founded in 1276 by the Merenid rulers, who needed extra space for their palaces as well as a sense of distance from the population itself.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=fez@182   (150 words)

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