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  • Concern over Fate of Jewish Community in Tetuan, Morocco

    Serious concern is felt here for the safety of the Jewish community in Tetuan, Morocco after riots yesterday in which 30-70 persons reportedly were killed. Jewish organizaions have been unable to ascertain the fate of Tetuan’s 2,000 Jews because telephone and telex communications with Morocco have been disrupted for the past two days. The riots… More ▸

  • Morocco Announces Compromise Solution Reached Between the Arab League and Britain

    Morocco announced today that a compromise solution has been reached between the Fez summit participants and Britain, The Moroccan Foreign Ministry said in Rabat that an Arab League delegation, led by King Hassan of Morocco and including a Palestinian representative, will visit London February 7 and apparently meet Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Foreign Secretary… More ▸

  • Behind the Headlines the Jews of Morocco

    The Jews of Morocco are steadfast and strong, yet inwardly troubled by peril to their unity and numbers. This situation was gleaned in heart-warming and stimulating meetings this reporter had with the heads of Jewish communities in the half dozen urban centers late last month. The cause of the inner anxiety was expressed succinctly by… More ▸

  • State Dept. Says There Are No Immediate Plans to Add Moroccan Troops to the Mnf

    The State Department indicated today that no troops from Morocco or other countries would be added to the Multinational Force now in Lebanon until an agreement on the withdrawal of all foreign forces from Lebanon is completed. Department spokesman John Hughes would not comment on reports that President Amin Gemayel of Lebanon was offered Moroccan… More ▸

  • Morocco’s F.m. Says His Country Welcomes Return of Sinai to Egypt but Israel Must Vacate All Areas O

    Foreign Minister M’Hamed Boucetta of Morocco made it clear today that while his country welcomes the return of the Sinai to Egypt it continues to oppose the Camp David process. Instead, he stressed, Morocco joins other Arab states in demanding a comprehensive peace agreement which includes Israeli withdrawal from all territories occupied since 1967, including… More ▸

  • Carrington Asks Arab Leaders Meeting in Morocco to Accept Fahd Plan

    Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington called today on Arab leaders meeting in Fez, Morocco, to approve the eight-point plan proposed by Crown Prince Fahd of Saudi Arabia. Speaking an the BBC’s World Service, Carrington said that by backing the Saudi plan the other Arab leaders would be saying that they want peace and that they are… More ▸

  • Rabbi to Go to Morocco, Spain to Help Set Up Kosher Hotels

    Rabbi Binyamin Pery, of Jerusalem, said that he would go to Morocco shortly and also to Spain to advise the governments in those countries on setting up kosher hotels. Pery, who is kashrut supervisor at the Jerusalem Plaza Hotel, said the Moroccan authorities contacted him while he was visiting the U.S. recently and issued an… More ▸

  • Moroccan Official Welcomes Mideast Peace Moves but is Critical of Israel

    The President of Morocco’s Parliament, Dey Ould Sidi Baba, said here yesterday at a news conference that “we solute and are happy at the effort of all nations, including the United States, to reach peace” in the Middle East. Asked by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency whether “all nations” includes Israel, he replied, “Indeed.” Later, however,… More ▸

  • Jewish Journalists in Morocco

    Twelve Jewish editors, members of the American Jewish Press Association, left Tuesday for a 10-day tour of Morocco as guests of the government. They were invited by the government’s tourism minister as part of King Hassan’s policy of trying to establish friendly relations between Arabs and Jews. The group, which arrived yesterday in Casablanca, is… More ▸