Having run into Rabbi Goldberg at a Chabad tefillin stand in France, the two discussed the Seven Noahide Laws, the importance of charity in Judaism and recited a Hebrew blessing together.
By David Rosenberg
For decades, emissaries of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement have set up tefillin stands in universities and at street corners around the world, looking to encourage Jewish passersby to put on phylacteries.
One such tefillin stand in Paris received a most unusual visitor on Monday, when a middle-aged tourist from Morocco approached the stand and began chatting about the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
As Chabad emissary Israel Goldberg soon learned, the visitor was not the run-of-the-mill tourist, but Mohammed VI, the King of Morocco. Continue Reading »
Sky News Arabic reported on Tuesday, that Morocco’s King Mohammed VI warned the U.S. that moving their embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would have “grave repercussions on security & peace” in the region and “the entire world.”
Relocating the embassy “would undermine efforts for the just settlement of the Palestinian issue, as well as result in disastrous repercussions on security and peace in the Middle East region and the entire world,” the King’s message said, according to the report.
The King also wrote a letter to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, said Sky News, in which he vowed that Morocco holds a “deep belief in justice for the Palestinian cause and that what they have done to the city of Jerusalem is of utmost importance.” Continue Reading »