The Moroccan community in Israel is among the most important for for the country, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Monday night during Mimouna festivities in Or Akiva.
Netanyahu said that the Moroccan community has brought to Israel "many Jews, a lot of warmth, pleasantness, a love for humanity, sugar and sweetness. This has became a holiday for the whole nation."
During the festivities, the president also commented on the murder of Ben Yosef Livnat on Sunday, saying "Our days of joy are mixed with sadness. We send condolences to the Livnat family, who's son was cruelly attacked.