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Morocco’s Islamists apologize for Jewish visitor, but not for Hamas politburo chief
Daily Caller ^ | 7/25/12 | David Martosko

Posted on 07/25/2012 8:18:32 AM PDT by Nachum

CASABLANCA, Morocco — It’s not every day that an Arab government is forced to apologize for publicly embracing a pro-Palestinian peace activist. But Ofer Bronchtein’s peculiar offense is that he’s a Jew.

Long known as one of the Arab world’s most moderate states, Morocco stunned the world by electing the Islamist Justice and Development Party (known by its French acronynm “PJD”) last November. Since January when its leaders were sworn in, the PJD has been embroiled in a series of public fights over “Zionism.”

The latest uproar came after Moroccan newspapers showed photographs of Bronchtein, a former adviser to the late Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, smiling with PJD leaders including Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane. The two appeared at the PJD’s Seventh Congress, a triennial party conference, on July 14 in the Moroccan capital city of Rabat.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: hamas; islamists; jewish; morrocco

1 posted on 07/25/2012 8:18:39 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum
He needs to go and we need not hire another of his Ilk !

No Democrat should ever be entrusted again to do the Right thing for our Country or our Civilization

2 posted on 07/25/2012 8:28:22 AM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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