Jewish Leaders in Morocco Confer with High Government Officials
Menu JTA Search

Jewish Leaders in Morocco Confer with High Government Officials

Download PDF for this date

Two groups of Jewish leaders met separately here today with high officials of the Government and of this city, and both conferences were described as cordial.

The newly organized Jewish Committee, with Meyer Obadiah, the committee’s president at its head, conferred with Casablanca Governor Driss. The Governor expressed his wishes for the success of the committee’s activities, after hearing a detailed report on the plans of the Jewish body.

At the same time, members of the Moroccan Rabbinical Tribunal, headed by Grand Rabbis Messas and Malka, held a conference with Minister of Justice Mohamed Boucetta. The Justice Minister expressed an interest in the problems of the Tribunal.

The Association of Former Students of the Alliance Israelite Universelle in Rabat has contributed 1,000,000 francs to the Moroccan OSE, the Jewish health organization, it was reported today. The money is to be used for the treatment of ringworm among Jewish schoolchildren in this country, the report said. The malady is prevalent among Moroccan children.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund