Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Islam must adopt the Moroccan model

A photo of a synagogue in Marrakesh's jewish ghetto, taken around 1955 (Photo by Evans/Three Lions/Getty Images)

After becoming the latest Arab state to formalise ties with Israel, the fourth in as many months, Morocco has gone a step further; it will start teaching Jewish history as part of the school curriculum. Morocco is now the first modern Arabic state to embrace its tradition of religious pluralism — a pluralism that has over the decades faded into mono-cultural Sunni Islam.

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