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Seventy Percent of the Jews in Tangier Reported in Need of Aid

Seventy percent of the Jews of Tangier, former international area recently incorporated into Morocco are in need of material assistance, according to a report to the Board of Deputies of British Jews. To the extent possible, this assistance is being provided by the Join Distribution Committee through a well organized Jewish community.

There is no political friction between Moslem and Jew in Tangier the report stated. In the remainder of Morocco, despite the goodwill of the Sultan’s government, the position of the Jews is precarious and they are concerned with political developments. The Moroccan authorities are opposed to Jewish emigration–to Israel or elsewhere–but limited emigration continues nonetheless.