The Israeli newspaper “Yediot Aharonot” reported the Moroccan Jews’ concerns about the new Corona virus, which threatens their small numbers, especially with the presence of many elderly people among them.
The newspaper said that Moroccan Jews recently lost a senior leader, Rabbi Shulom Edelman, who died from HIV infection.
The newspaper quoted Rabbi Levy Bannon as saying that Edelman’s departure was behind a state of sadness among the Jewish community, whose number does not exceed 2,500.
According to the Yedioth reportAharonot, “12 Moroccan Jews have died of the virus, while recent figures indicate an improvement in the country’s epidemiological situation.
Source: “Yediot Aharonot.