morocco

  • JDC Reports Aid to Program of Moroccan Jewish Medic Service

    Due to the massive emigration of Moroccan Jews from Morocco, the Medical Department of the Joint Distribution Committee is helping the Oeuvres de Secours aux Enfants, the Moroccan Jewish medical organization, tighten and redirect its operations to meet the changing needs of the Jewish community, Samuel L. Haber, JDC executive vice-chairman, reported here today. More… More ▸

  • Moroccan King Hints New Mideast Peace Mission by Oau

    King Hassan of Morocco, speaking as president of the Organization of African Unity in session here, appeared yesterday to be seeking to soften the impact of the strongest anti-Israel resolution in OAU history. The 34 African chiefs of state approved by acclamation Wednesday a pledge of “Africa’s full solidarity with Egypt in its legitimate fight… More ▸

  • Moroccan Press Focuses on Congress

    A world congress of Moroccan Jews which opened in Israel last March 28 has aroused the interest of the Moroccan press. Newspapers here have quoted large excerpts from the speeches made by participants in the Congress. The opposition newspaper L’Opinion published a lengthy commentary on the Congress today and quoted an interview, published in Maariv,… More ▸

  • Moroccan Jews Urge Free Emigration for Jews Ussr, Arab Countries

    The world convention of Moroccan Jews closed here last night with the establishment of an Association of Moroccan Jews governed by a 20-member secretariate half of whose members are from Israel. Resolutions adopted by the convention called on world public opinion to support demands for free emigration for Jews in the Soviet Union and the… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir, Panther Leader in Verbal Clash at Convention of Moroccan Jews

    Premier Golda Meir and Black Panther leader Edi Malka engaged in an impromptu exchange at the opening session of the convention of Moroccan Jews today. The convention, held at the Tel Aviv University hall, was attended by 200 delegates representing Jews of Moroccan origin in Israel and other countries. Mrs. Meir was interrupted by Malka… More ▸

  • El Fatah Moves to Free Morocco from Zionist ‘cultural Domination’

    The Moroccan branch of El Fatah, the largest Palestinian terrorist organization, has launched a major campaign aimed at “freeing” Morocco from “Zionist cultural domination” and explaining the Palestinian position, it was learned here. Fatah has also initiated a fund-raising drive to help the “resistance fighters,” and the Moroccan delegation also organized an art exhibition depicting… More ▸

  • Morocco’s Premier Assures Jews of Equality, Fails to Repudiate Anti-semitic Statement of Parliament

    Premier Karim Lamrani of Morocco assured that country’s Jewish community yesterday of their full and equal citizenship but failed to specifically repudiate an anti-Semitic statement by a member of parliament last week. Lamrani cabled the Jewish leadership that Jews are considered to be fully responsible and privileged citizens of Morocco and said that his government… More ▸

  • Morocco’s Jewish Community Leaders Protest Anti-semitic Statement by Member of Parliament

    Leaders of Morocco’s Jewish community filed a formal protest with Premier Karim Lamrani today against an anti-Semitic statement by Hullali Bouchahib, a member of Parliament. Bouchahib demanded the dismissal of all Jews employed by the government on grounds that they are “Zionists who corrupt the country’s administration.” The community leaders were joined in their protest… More ▸