KIVUNIM Convocation Honoring the Memory of King Mohammed V of Morocco

Below please find history being made: A recording of most of the evening’s program beginning with the introduction by Peter Geffen, KIVUNIM’s Founder followed by a full report from Morocco Television News of Sunday night December 20, 2015 where the first Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. • Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel Award was presented to His Majesty, the late King Mohammed V of Morocco in recognition and appreciation of his heroic actions in protecting the Jews of Morocco from the racist anti-Jewish legislation of the French colonial Vichy Government. The award was received by Mohammed V’s granddaughter and sister of King Mohammed VI, Her Highness, Princess Lalla Hasna. The evening concluded with a magnificent concert of Hebrew and Arabic music by world famous singer and composer (and KIVUNIM advisory Board member) David Broza, together with Eurovision award winning singer and actress, Palestinian-Israeli Mira Awad and the immensely talented Palestinian Qanun player and singer, Ali Paris.