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Election of Jew to Morocco’s Parliament Challenged in Supreme Court

A Jewish candidate who was defeated in Morocco’s recent Parliamentary elections appealed to the Supreme Moroccan Constitutional Chamber today to determine the validity of the election of another Jewish candidate.

Meyer Toledano, the loser, charged that Meyer Obadiah, the winner, used the resources of the Casablanca Jewish Committee, of which the latter is president, in the election campaign. Toledano charged that Obadian used propaganda in synagogues and his authority in the Jewish committee. The Constitutional chamber will consider the appeal but it was not expected that Obadiah’s election would be voided.