King Mohammed VI of Morocco is paying for the restoration of Jewish heritage sites on the island of Cape Verde, part of an effort that his Jewish adviser says reflects the king’s recognition of Jewish influence on his country’s culture. Some speculate he has other motives.
PRAIA, Cape Verde (JTA) — A Jewish burial plot in the island state of Cape Verde was rededicated with help from the king of Morocco. About 100 people attended the rededication ceremony Thursday. “The support of King Mohammed VI to this project is representative of Morocco’s attachment to the preservation of its patrimony — Arab, […]