Alma Rachel Heckman

Alma Rachel Heckman is Neufeld-Levin Chair of Holocaust Studies and Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is the author of The Sultan’s Communists: Moroccan Jews and the Politics of Belonging (Stanford University Press, 2021).

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Evelyne Serfaty

Evelyne Serfaty was one of the most active women in the Moroccan Communist Party. Through her activities with the party, she militated for Moroccan independence from French and Spanish colonial rule. She was kidnapped and tortured for her brother’s political activities in the early 1970s under Morocco’s post-independence authoritarian state.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Alma Rachel Heckman." (Viewed on May 20, 2024) <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/heckman-alma>.