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Israel Reports Heavy Financial Aid to Mosques in Arab Villages

The Israel Government has built during the last few years 10 mosques in Arab villages, and contributed 200, 000 pounds ($66, 000) for a million-pound ($333, 000) Grand Mosque of Peace now under construction in Nazareth, Dr. Zorah Warhaftig, Israel’s Religious Affairs Minister, reported today. He revealed the information at an Israel Mosle conference here at which he also said that the Government was ready to provide full assistance to its Moslem citizens to enable them to make pilgrimages to Mecca.