Youness Abeddour is a Moroccan graduate student in Cultural Studies at Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fez – Morocco. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in English Studies having completed a thesis on The Presence of the Mellah in Morocco, 2009. Currently, he is doing research on The Representation of Moroccan Jews in Moroccan Cinema.
Abeddour is also a documentary film maker, he produced two documentary films: Moroccan Judaism: A Culture in Danger (July 2011) and My Neighbor… The Jew (January 2012). He intends to produce another which will deal with the stories of Moroccan Jews who immigrated to Israel.