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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.”
Security forces in al-Beheira arrested thirty protestors who were demonstrating against the Israeli celebration of Jewish Egyptian rabbi Abu Hasīrah. The Muslim Brotherhood, National Front for Change, and various bloggers against Abū Hasīrah called for a protest in front of the court academy in...
Thousands of Jews are traveling this week to a tiny village in the Beheira governate on the Nile Delta in order to visit a 200 year-old shrine to Abū Hasīrah, a Jewish Egyptian rabbi. Some residents of the village protest the event, saying that Israelis shouldn’t be allowed to enter Egypt while...
Security in Damanhūr imposed a security blockade in order to ensure the safety of hundreds of Israeli Jews who are visiting Abū Hasīrah's shrine for the yearly celebration of the Jewish Egyptian rabbi. Many opposing forces declared their rejection of the celebration, including the Muslim...
The Cairo Airport Authority is taking precautionary measures to ensure the safety of hundreds of Jews coming from Israel to take part in Mawlid celebrations that commemorate the death of Abū Hasīrah Ibn Ya‘qūb, a 19th century Jewish rabbi whose shrine is in Beheira. The "Over My Land They Won't...
The Muslim perception of Israel in light of the recent Gaza bombardment and the story of the fabled Abū Hasīrah dominate this week’s editorial.
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...
It was reported that a copy of the Psalms of David had been stolen from the Coptic Museum. Later, the General Secretary of the Supreme Council of Antiquities denied this. The author gives a brief insight about the Psalms and the Coptic Museum.
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...
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...
The village of Demtawa, which is one of the villages of the governorate of Al-Bahari, has a story with the Jews. In this village is the tomb of Abu Hasera which receives many pilgrims each year to celebrate the anniversary of his birth. What we want to know is the truth of Abu Hasera. Was he really...
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