Virtual Ftour between Jews, Christians and Muslims

The ” Moroccans in the Plural ” association organized the 8th edition of the group ftour which it organizes every year, apart from the fact that this year, it is a virtual ftour accompanied by a debate on the Internet and which was broadcast via “Zoom” and “YouTube”, in view of the confinement which corresponds to one of the health emergency measures, put in place in Morocco in order to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.

The virtual table of the ftour, in which Jews, Muslims and Christians participate every year as a sign of acceptance of the values of brotherhood and tolerance, was organized in partnership with the Simon Pinto Center for the Jewish Community and brought together religious, cultural and artistic personalities representing the three religions. The figures who participated in this event came from a dozen Moroccan cities. They included Ahmed Ghiat, president of the association “Moroccans in the Plural”, Royal Councillor André Azoulay, who paid tribute to the medical staff, the scientific community and the security forces who are at the forefront of the fight against the epidemic, just as he expressed his pride in belonging to Morocco, a country whose achievements in the fight against the epidemic have been consistently recognized by the entire international community, under the wise leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, who has given his high instructions to put in place a large number of measures, both health and economic.

This ftour, which had an excellent audience both in Morocco and abroad, was distinguished by its speakers such as Pierre Siboni, head of the Jewish Community Center in Casablanca, human rights activist Idriss El Yazami, former president of the National Council for Human Rights (CNDH), Jaafar Haikal, epidemiologist; Vito Rallo, Vatican Ambassador to Morocco; Cardinal Cristóbal López Romero, Bishop of Rabat.

This ftour was also accompanied by Hebrew prayers performed by Rabbi Joseph Israel as well as religious songs performed by a group of artists, including Maxim Karouchi, Sanae Mrahti and Nabila Maan.

It should be noted that the association “Moroccans in the Plural” was established in May 2009 to support the values of tolerance, coexistence and plurality within the Kingdom of Morocco.

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