#58 Does this guy know anything about Morocco? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • ARTH
    • 14.10.09 | 21:42 (IST)

    I really do not thing that this writer knows anything about Morocco. The policy in Morocco is to protect the Jews and to discourage their emigration. The government of Morocco also is interested in encouraging former Moroccan Jews and the descendants to re-establish relationships, business and otherwise, with the country. Anyone who has ever been to Morocco knows that there is no religious persecution of Jews in Morocco and any sort of attempt to endanger the security of the Jews in that country is ruthlessly resisted by the government. In Morocco there are Kosher butchers, bakeries, and restaurants, and Jewish schools, all indicators of a vibrant and still religiously-oriented Jewish community. Yes, the general trend of the young Jews in Morocco is emigration out of Morocco, but there is no danger of a forced expulsion or deterioration of their security at all. I have no love at all for Morocco, its people, and its culture, but this is the truth.

    from the article: Yishai: Deporting foreign children preserves Israel's Jewish identity
    First published 02:38 14.10.09 | Last updated 04:07 14.10.09
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