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يهود من بلدنا
يقظة العالم اليهودى

The Awakening of the Jewish World


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Mourad Farag
  • 50 Year commemoration of Mourad Farag


Community Magazine 
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
 

عن الهولوكوست


  • Yad Vashem

 
Remember: The HOLOCAUST- 6 million who perished Click to Print
 
  The Eternal Jews From Egypt

START ALL OVER AGAIN TRAILER


 حوار اليوم- مع ليفانا زمير
Interview with Levana Zamir President of the WJCE 
NEW BOOK RELEASE

SIDDUR FARHI

siddur farhi

Daily Prayers - Hebrew with Arabic Translation

Authored by Dr. Hillel Yaacob Farhi 
Edition: Fouth Edition of the 1917 Prayer Book


Daily prayers, Shabbat prayers, Special prayers, Minor Holidays prayers (except Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur), Supplications, Blessings and Hymns from Syria and Egypt. With Arabic translation of each facing Hebrew page.
GROWING UP JEWISH IN ALEXANDRIA





Lucienne Carasso grew up in Alexandria, Egypt. Her cozy, secure and settled world was shattered by the Suez Canal Crisis in November 1956 when her father and uncle were interned by the government of Gamal Abdel Nasser. This marked the beginning of the end of the century-long sojourn of her extended Sephardic family in Egypt. In her memoir, she shares the magical world of her childhood in the rich, multifaceted city of Alexandria, ....
  
RICARDO BTESH a/k/a RICHARD ANTHONY
RICHARD ANTHONY A/K/A RICARDO BTESH
Ricardo Btesh said Richard Anthony, is a French singer, born 13 January 1938 in
Cairo (Egypt) and died April 19, 2015 (77 years). Pioneer twist
in France, which is called "the father of the Quiet twist" has more than
600 recorded titles and more than 50 million vendus discs.

NEW VIDEOS

Les derniers juifs d'Alexandrie


29/09/1992 Année de production.  Résumé Pendant plus d'un siècle, Alexandrie a été la plus européenne des villes du Moyen Orient, unissant langues, religions et cultures dans un commerce amoureux et financier. En 1956, la nationalisation nassériste entraine la fuite de différentes communautés et en particulier celle des juifs, groupe ethnique installé en Égypte depuis Alexandre Le Grand. Le reportage d'Antoine Mora donne la parole aux derniers survivants de ce cosmopolitisme, représentés par Joe, dernier commerçant juif de la ville, qui tient une mercerie. En français, il parle de sa vie quotidienne, de son amour pour sa ville, du passé, réunit quelques derniers coreligionnaires dans la synagogue pour célébrer shabbat ...
 

Levana Zamir Speech to the United Nations - 21.11.13




THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE JEWS FROM EGYPT - UPROOTING AND REVIVAL IN ISRAEL

 

(Orion, 2014, 408 pages).


The Golden Era

Download digital version : http://www.tiktakti.co.il/catalog/Egyptian_Jewry/


A Lista de Nasser from Alain Bigio on Vimeo.


NASSER'S LIST


- Brazilian immigration cards given to Jews from Egypt in the 1950s.   A Lista de Nasser from Alain Bigio on Vimeo. Brazilian immigration cards given to Jews from Egypt in the 1950s. Extracted from the site: https://familysearch.org/search/record/results#count=20&query=%2Bgivenname%3Aalbert~&collection_id=1932363


Egypt Is on a Quest for Normalcy.pdf

David Sultan is a native of Cairo. He joined Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1964
and served there for some forty years. Among his various posts, Ambassador Sultan headed
the Middle East and Peace Process Department (1989–1992). Abroad, he served as consul general in Milan and as ambassador to Egypt (1992–1996), Canada (1996–2000), and Turkey (2001–2003) respectively. Ambassador Sultan is the author of Between Cairo and Jerusalem: The Normalization between Arab States and Israel—The Egyptian Case.


Notre histoire en Egypte, racontée par Joseph Hakim.

 


"My life in Abuzaabal and Tora" introduced by Elie A. Kheder
 






 
First Egyptian Righteous Among the Nations honored






Correspondence with Mrs. Magda Haroun

Magda Haroun

HSJE Congratulates Mrs. Haroun upon her nomination to the presidency of the Jewish community of Egypt.

We withheld publishing the letters pending a reply from her, but unfortunately none has been received as of Today. The letters are written in English, French, and Arabic

English Version

Egypt/letters/magda haroun/Haroun eng signed.pdf
French Version

Egypt/letters/magda haroun/Haroun Fr signed.pdf
Arabic Version

Egypt/letters/magda haroun/Haroun arabic signed.pdf


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يهود مصر رحلة بدون رجعة

  • Egyptians in the Shadow



     A 3 part documentary of the Second Exodus filmed in Egypt by an Egyptian.
  • An excellent 3 parts clip video from Egyptians view points. Series narrated in Egyptian Arabic, a perspective from an Egyptian. Please note that many of the still photographs come from the Historical Society of Jews From Egypt (HSJE)  website. unfortunately no credits were issued by the reporter

 

El Nabi Daniel Synagogue Alexandria, Egypt presentation


Les Juifs chez les Arabs-3 parts series

 


 

 

Egypt That Was


Egyptian Delegation to the League of Nations

 

 

 

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Cattaoui Pasha School

 

 

 

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