Mowafaq Tarif

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Shaykh Muwaffak Tarīf (موفق طريف) is the current spiritual leader of the Druze community in Israel.[1][2]

Tarif was born in 1963 in the city of Gaza. Since 1753, his family has been leading the Druze community in Israel. In 1993, he inherited the position of spiritual leader from his grandfather, Shaykh Amin Tarif.[3][4]

In January 2004, Sheikh Mowafak Tarif, the spiritual leader of Israeli Druze, signed a declaration, which called on non-Jews living in Israel to observe the Noahide Laws. He was joined by the mayor of Shefa-'Amr.[5]

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