egyptian jews

Egyptian MP calls on all Arabs to teach their children to reject Israel

"Regardless of what happens, the Zionist entity will come to an end,” he said.

GAL GADOT

It seems Jews aren’t allowed to play Cleopatra, despite Mideast roots

Why the outcry over Gal Gadot playing the Egyptian queen? Because whatever is considered unacceptable in every decade is what the Jews are said to be.

Reading the Ten Commandments in modern day Egypt

I had the honor of attending the hanukat habayit ceremony of the Eliyahu HaNavi synagogue, also known by the name of its street – Nebi Daniel in Alexandria, Egypt.

By MICHELLE BARUCH
26/03/2020

Why I’m coming home to Israel

For Jews expelled from Muslim nations, the double standard that Israel is unfairly held to is a source of great distress

By NINA AVIDAR WEINER
20/11/2019
RLETTE SIDES with her daughter in Ras el-Bar, Egypt, in 1953

Jewish and bourgeois in the Levant

A peek at the life of Egyptian Jews in the first half of the 20th century.

By ILANA STUTLAND
14/06/2018
Haim Saban

Haim Saban-chaired Univision wins bid to buy Gawker for $135 million

The US Spanish-language broadcaster is owned by Israeli-American billionaire media mogul Haim Saban.

By REUTERS
17/08/2016
EGYPTIAN AND ISRAELI flags flutter next to each other at the Taba border crossing.

Cairo and the Egyptians living in Israel

Egyptian Muslims and Christians living in Israel are scattered all across the country, mostly in Arab villages and cities where they are married to Arab Israelis.

Jacob Abu Hasira

Egyptian court bans Jews from visiting Jewish mystic's grave

The court said its decision was due to "moral offenses" committed in previous years at the three-day festival celebrating the birth of Rabbi Jacob Abu Hasira.

By REUTERS
29/12/2014
journalist

A forgotten heritage

Excerpts from Cairo-based journalist Mark Lavie’s ‘Broken Spring’ chronicle the demise of Cairo’s Jewish community.

By MARK LAVIE
08/05/2014
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