JERUSALEM (Jan. 24)
Sheikh Mohammed Ali Jaabari, Hebron Mayor, called today on Jews and Christians to come to an understanding with Moslems. Speaking before the Israeli Interfaith Committee, the West Bank leader observed that “We all worship one God.” He noted that Jews and Moslems enjoyed good relations for centuries and blamed “British imperialism” for stirring bad feelings between the two peoples in this country. Sheikh Mohammed added that Islam accepts both the Jewish and Christian prophets and called on Jews and Christians to accept Mohammed as one of God’s messengers. Jaabari has tried unsuccessfully to get Saudi Arabia to permit Israeli Arabs to make their pilgrimage to Mecca this year.