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  Adar 5, 5773 , 15/02/13

Morocco to Continue Restoring Synagogues

Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane of Morocco announced, this week, that his country will restore synagogues that have been destroyed around the country.

He was speaking in the name of King Mohammed VI at a ceremony on Wednesday to mark the restoration of the historic Slat Al-Fassayine Synagogue in Fez which was closed in the 1960s. The London-based Ash-Sharq Il-Awsat daily reported that the synagogue will also be used for cultural activities and inter-faith dialogue.

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