An event hosted at the U.S. Congress detailed Morocco’s successes in rehabilitating historic Jewish cemeteries in the country:
American Senator Ben Cardin, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, paid on Tuesday a tribute to the wisdom and leadership of King Mohammed VI, during a ceremony celebrating the completion of revamping of Jewish cemeteries in Morocco, held at the US Senate under the King’s patronage.
“The royal initiative to restore the Jewish cemeteries in Morocco is an impressive enterprise which shows the strength of inter-civilizational dialogue and the solidarity between the different spiritualties,” said Cardin, lauding the sovereign’s commitment to peace.
In a world rocked by violence, radicalism and violent extremism, the King’s leadership constitutes a “source of inspiration for other leaders worldwide to acknowledge our shared heritage and destiny,” he added.
The ceremony was attended mainly by Endowments and Islamic Affairs Minister Ahmed Toufiq, the King’s roving Ambassador Serge Berdugo and Morocco’s Ambassador in Washington Rachad Bouhlal…[ORIGINAL STORY, SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED]