Crown Prince of Morocco Attends Synagogue Services; Greets Jews

Prince Moulay Hassan, Crown Prince of Morocco, attended the Yom Kippur services at a synagogue here yesterday. It was the first time a member of the ruling family of this Moslem country attended High Holy Day services

In a short address to the congregation, the Prince extended his father’s greetings to Moroccan Jewry and called for a “common Arab-Jewish effort to build the new Morocco.” Prayers were offered in Arabic and Hebrew for King Mohammed V, the Prince’s father, and for other members of the royal family.

Last Thursday, the King presided over a pageant of 4, 000 volunteer workers who built a road between the sections of Morocco formerly held by France and Spain. Among the volunteer laborers were a large number of Jews, many of them students in the ORT schools of this country.

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