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a song by ?ith Piaf

Ils sont partis dans un soleil d'hiver
Ils sont partis courir la mer
Pour ?facer la peur
Pour ?raser la peur
Que la vie a clou? au fond du c?ur

Ils sont partis en croyant aux moissons
Du vieux pays de leurs chansons
Le c?ur chantant d'?poir
Le c?ur hurlant d'?poir
Ils ont repris le chemin de leur m?oire

Mrs. Joan Berman Mizrahi transcribed our Egyptian Lecha Dodi in musical notation (attached).

 And He said, I am G-D, the G-D, of your father: fear not to go down to Egypt; for I will make you there into a great nation: I Myself will go down with you to Egypt, and I Myself will also bring you back.....(Genesis 46, 3-4)





got my exit visa. Pharaoh decided to let *this* Jew go. It gave me two weeks to leave. On both sides of the exit visa stamp, there was a red "Y" in Arabic between quotation marks, added by hand in red ink. It stood for Yahudi -- Jew. A signal to those who would later check this visa to harass me as much as possible.



By: Dr. Maurice Mizrahi

Ils ont pleur?les larmes de la mer
Ils ont vers?tant de pri?es :
"D?ivrez-nous, nos fr?es !
D?ivrez-nous, nos fr?es !"
Que leurs fr?es les ont tir? vers la lumi?e

Ils sont l?bas dans un pays nouveau
Qui flotte au m? de leur bateau
Le c?ur bris? d'amour
Le c?ur perdu d'amour
Ils ont retrouv?la terre de l'amour

Ah ! Ah ! Ah !
Ah ! Ah ! Ah ! Ah !
Ah ! Ah ! Ah ! Ah ! Ah !
Ah ! Ah ! Ah ! Ah ! Ah ! Ah ! Ah ! Ah !


Riots in Egypt 1945

The Washington Post

The last Wedding in Egypt August 20, 1984

This is my life in Abu Zaabal and Tora Prison By; Marc Khedr 


Les Juifs de Nasser

Article appeared in L'Express, Paris, 25-31 December 1967:




Marc Kheder Memories

Egypt's Synagogues

Baltimore Jewish Times


Revue de L'histoire Juive En Egypt



History of the Israelis in Egypt (Printed 1947) in Arabic


The Forgotten Exile



The Egyptian Jews

Washington Post

Maccabi team 1936

Picture provided BY Mr. Niso Bitton

1967 Egyptian Jews joined by Chief Rabbi Haim Douek along with Nagua Salem an artist.




Report Indicates Jews can not leave Egypt

The Jewish Herald Voice Oct. 10 1968



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