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Book review of a book on the history of Egypt’s Jewish communities during the Mameluke era. While the Jews were in some ways isolated in the wider society and retained a sense of being apart from the larger communities in which they lived, they were nevertheless closely involved in all aspects of...
A few hundred Jews are left in Yemen. No one seems to know their exact number. No wonder. The last remaining Jews in Yemen are living in remote villages and small towns. Emigration of Jews has continued behind the scenes until at least 1995. The Jewish Agency tried to attract Yemeni Jews to go to...
"The artifacts and monuments used by Egypt’s Jews are part of our national heritage. They tell the story of the Jewish community in Egypt over the centuries." This is how Mohsen Abdel-Rahman Rabi’, director of the Department of Jewish Antiquities (DJA) at the Supreme Council of Antiquities,...
There is a great difference between Judaism and Zionism. Egypt has never hated the Jews. But Egyptians hate Zionists who are calling for a greater Israel from The Nile up till the Euphrates. Zionism has become a kind of religion for Zionists.
The head of the Coptic and Islamic monuments department denies the rumors which says that there is an intention to establish a new Jewish synagogue.
The secretary of the Jewish community in Cairo said that there are only 198 Jews are in Cairo, only six of which are men. The Jewish community is slowly disappearing, especially as they don’t have a Rabbi who leads their religious services.
An overview of Jews living in Egypt
Three weeks ago, the Egyptian government was surprised by a request from the Israeli government to build a new Jewish synagogue in Cairo.
The Israeli government has officially requested Egypt that it [be allowed to] build in Cairo the largest synagogue in the Middle East together with a Wailing Wall. Israel said in its request that was sent via diplomatic channels, that Egypt’s acceptance to this request will assure and strengthen...
[and Al-Ahrar, August 10, 1998] Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies issues its second ’Report on the Religious Situation in Egypt’.

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