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Following a Facebook post, published by a group called ‘Anā Min al-Ḍāhir’ (I am from the district al- Ḍāhir), announced that an agreement was met with the Jewish community in Egypt to tour 3 Jewish synagogues in Cairo and visit the premises from the inside. 
 Dr. Gamal Mustafa [Jamāl Muṣṭafā], head of the Islamic, Coptic, and Jewish antiques of the antiquity department said that the department affiliated to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities is in charge of 4 sections: the Jewish, Coptic, Islamic, and modern age sites. 
President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī has allocated 1 billion and 270 million pounds ($ 71 million) to restore the Jewish heritage in Egypt. The Israeli embassy to Egypt praised the decision to restore the Jewish temples of al-Beheira, Cairo and Alexandria. Out of 25 synagogues located in Egypt, only 11...
The Head of the Jewish Community in Egypt Mājda Shihāta Hārūn emphasized that the project related to restoring the Jewish synagogues, which are unregistered as antiquities, into cultural centers is under way. She pointed out that the garbage removal works started in al-Mahallah al-Kubrá’s Hayyim El...
During the meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage held in Manama, Bahrain, Egyptian archeologist, Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān called for deploying the Life Beyond Tourism (LBT) Movement to promote intercultural dialogue. 
Jewish groups in Egypt celebrate the anniversary of Abū Ḥasīrah.
Husām ‘Abdul Hakam and ‘Imād Basālī made an adventurous journey through Jewish synagogues in Egypt.
Al-Arabi and Āfāq Arabia reported that a great many Jews came to the village of Demtawa to celebrate the mulid of Abū Hasera. al- Ahrar wrote that this year only three Jews attended the celebration. Rose al-Youssef mentioned that the celebration was canceled by an Egyptian decree. It pointed...
This article discusses how the conditions of Coptic and Jewish monuments are neglected and gives examples of well-known churches and synagogues.
A conference was held in Haifa where 200 Egyptian Jews gathered to claim their properties in Egypt. The author reports about the conference and met with Egyptian figures to investigate the matter.

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