King Mohamed VI of Morocco. Photo by AP
Prayers were recited at synagogues and mosques across the country at the request of the king upon learning that Morocco may suffer a drought this year.
At the request of the king, prayers for rain were held over the weekend at synagogues throughout Morocco.
The prayers were recited on Saturday, one day after Muslims said similar prayers in mosques at the request of King Mohammed VI, the Moroccan daily Le Matin reported. The king made the request upon learning that Morocco may suffer a drought this year.
Responding to the king’s plea, the Council of Israelite Communities in Morocco, or CCIM, published a statement in which it “invites worshipers to pray in all the synagogues of the kingdom” so that God may “spare our country and help His Highness the King.”...Continue reading...