Moroccan Jewish Community Condemns Israeli Operation in Gaza

Feb. 5, 2009

The Secretary General of the Foundation for Moroccan Jewish Heritage, Simon Lévy, has denounced the Israeli aggression on Gaza, and called on the international community to intervene to solve the conflict.

"We are horrified by the carnage that can't be justified and which killed around 1,000 people in Gaza," said Levy in a statement to Moroccan radio station "Rabat Chaîne Inter".

"It is horrible and this is not the way I see Judaism," Levy said, voicing hope to establish peace and see a halt of the massacre against the Palestinian people in Gaza.

He called on the international community to put a "just end" to the conflict that has long lasted, and described the situation in Gaza as "more than deplorable."

Recalling the historical coexistence between Morocco's different religions, Levy hailed the reaction of high-spirited Palestinians who showed strong convictions, faith and will to live in an independent land.

Source: The View from Fez