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MEMRI TV Clip No. 6274 highlighted the November 5 interview with firebrand lawyer Nabīh al-Waḥsh, who stated on Egyptian TV, “I'm proud to be anti-Semitic,” and “if I see any Israeli, I will kill him.”
MEMRI TV Clip No. 6274 highlighted the November 5 interview with firebrand lawyer Nabīḥ al-Waḥsh, who stated on Egyptian TV, “I'm proud to be anti-Semitic,” and “if I see any Israeli, I will kill him.”
Jewish groups in Egypt celebrate the anniversary of Abū Ḥasīrah.
The court’s decision that cancelled the celebration of the mulid of Abū Hasera, and annulled a decree from the Minister of Culture, which considered the tomb of Abū Hasera to be one of the Egyptian Coptic and Islamic monuments may be appealed against by legal experts from the Supreme Council...
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...
The issue of celebrating the mulid of Abū Hasera aroused the anger of the inhabitants of Demtawa, where his tomb is located. There are many conflicting stories about the reality of his character. Some stories say that he was one of the prophets that were sent to the Israelites in Egypt and...
Minister of foreign affairs Ahmad Abu al-Ghayt has told the People’s Assembly that the Egyptian Foreign Ministry respects the ruling of the Administrative Court, banning an annual Jewish festival held at the shrine of a holy Jewish man in al-Buhayra.
The Alexandria Administrative Court nullified the decision of the Minister of Culture, which classified the shrine of Abu Hasera and the Jewish cemetery next to it among Islamic and Coptic antiquities. As a result, the celebrations of the mulid of Abu Hasera, which takes place from the 25th of...
The report of the Authority of State Commissioners on the lawsuit of the mulid of Abu Hassera in Behara ordered the cancellation of the annual celebration of the mulid and nullified the decision of the Minister of Culture, which categorized the shrine of the Rabbi Abu Hasera and the Jewish...
Reviewer: ‘Amr al-Misrī The newspapers report that some extremist Israelis have been celebrating the mawlid of Abu Hasīra in Egypt with strange rituals which have caused much anger among Egyptian locals.
The article gives an idea of the problems related to considering the alleged shrine of Rabbi Abu Hasera an ancient Jewish site that is to fall under the supervision of the Antiquities Department.
The Supreme Administrative Court overturned the appeal of the Minister of Culture against an earlier verdict issued by the Alexandria Administrative Court which ordered the cancellation of the celebration of the mulid of Abu Hasera in Damanhour. It also decided that the shrine of Rabbi Abu Hasera...
The Administrative Judiciary Court of Alexandria cancelled the celebration of the mulid of the Jewish rabbi Abu Hasera and annulled a decree from the Minister of Culture, which considered the tomb of Abu Hasera to be one of the Egyptian Coptic and Islamic monuments. It also refused to allow the...
The Egyptian Administrative Judiciary Court set the session of September 5 for giving their ruling regarding the lawsuit that was filed to cancel the celebration of the mulid of the Jewish rabbi, Abu Hasera, and for the removal of his mortal remains from the country.
The decision of the Higher Council for Antiquities to consider Abu Hasera’s tomb, in Demtawa, as a monument, was taken four months ago. Until now, however, it has not been published in the official newspaper-which means that it is not enforceable. The inhabitants of Demtawa were very angry and...
Locals of Demtawa, Beheira, are angry because of the decision of the Higher Council for Antiquities to consider Abu Hasera’s tomb and the attached shrines as monuments. They think it will allow Jews to celebrate Abu Hasera’s mulid more daringly, practicing rituals religions and common sense do not...
The Minister of Culture issued a decision according to which the tomb of the Jewish rabbi Yacob Abu Hasera, the surrounding tombs and the hill upon which the tomb is located are to be considered historical monuments.
There was discrepancy between the news published about the celebration of the mulid of Abu Hasera. Al-Qahira wrote that Israel did not cancel the mulid. This statement quoted the Israeli newspapers, which in turn quoted the official statement of the Israeli Embassy in Cairo. Al-Gomhoriyya reported...
Canceling the celebration of the mulid of Abu Hasera satisfied the inhabitants of Demtawa. They were not ready to see Jews celebrating their feast with alcohol whilst their compatriots are still killing Palestinians. Lawyer Mohammed Abu Ismael is now making enquiries in Morocco in order to certify...
The agreement of the Egyptian government to celebrate the mulid of Abu Hasera led to a crisis between it and members of parliament. The members representing Baheira said that the government’s agreement to hold the mulid after it had previously cancelled it challenged the feelings of the Egyptians...

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