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300 Jews descended from Egyptian origin held a conference in Haifa to discuss, amongst other things, financial compensation for possessions seized by the Egyptian government.
The author asserts in his article that Egypt has always been a place for a rainbow of ethnic and religious groups and that no group should dominate the others under pretext of majority.
Muhammad Mahmūd ‘Abd al- Rāziq reviews Kamāl Rahīm’s novel "Exhausted hearts" and Mahm?d ‘Arafāt’s narrative collection "On the mountain’s shore,”highlighting the characteristic style of each of them.
This article is an interview with the head of Cairo Jewish Community, Carmen Weinstein, who speaks about the conditions of the few Jews still living in Egypt and their relationship with the Egyptian government and Israel.
In an interview with al-Maydān, the head of the Jewish community in Egypt, Carmen Einstein, has denied rumors about disputes over the presidency of Cairo’s Jewish community. Einstein has also denied links with the Jewish community in the United States.
The article reports on the visit the Israeli ambassador in Cairo made to the leader of the Baha’i community in Egypt, during which he allegedly promised to support Baha’i demands for an official recognition of their religious identity.
Jewish Community of Cairo chief Carmen Weinstein dismissed in an interview any link between the Jewish community in Egypt and Israel, adding that Egypt is a safe country and its leader is wise and deals most sagaciously with the Middle East.
Legal experts say the Jews are not entitled to claim compensation for their property in Egypt on the legal grounds that claims must be made within 15 years of the original loss.
The author recounts the history of the Jewish ghetto in Old Cairo and the synagogues in Egypt, as well as the activities of Jews who used to inhabit that ghetto.
The author, in this introduction to a few articles dealing with Egyptian Jews, reviews the influence practiced by the Israeli lobby in the United States on American policymakers, namely through the US Religious Freedoms Committee.

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