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Eliahu Hazan Synagogue

Eliahu Hazan Synagogue

, in Alexandria – Sporting area. Built in 1937, in memory of the Chief Rabbi of Alexandria Eliahu Hazan, who wrote many books, among them “Neve Shalom” about the Jews of Alexandria customs. (From the book “The Golden Era of the Jews of Egypt” by Levana Zamir)

Rass el-Barr 1949

Rass el-Barr 1949

Rass el-Barr 1949. The Jewish upper middle-class of Cairo used to live in this fancy, unique and extremely enjoyable Sea Resort on the Mediterranean, during the whole summer. (Victor & Esther Vidal with their seven children. Made Aliya on 1950, after being confiscated of all their assets).

Moussa el-Der’iy Synagogue

Moussa el-Der’iy Synagogue

Moussa el-Der’iy Synagogue, Grand Temple Karayite, Abbassiya – Cairo, built in 1934. Has the most important collection in the world of Jewish manuscripts, among them the Biblical Codex achieved by Moshe Ben-Asher in Tiberias in the year 895. Still in good condition. (From the book “The Golden Era of the Jews of Egypt” – by […]

The Kiddoush at home on Friday night

The Kiddoush at home on Friday night

The Kiddoush at home on Friday night. (From the book “The Golden Era of the Jews of Egypt” by Levana Zamir)

Hosting  the soldiers of  the  Jewish  Brigade of  Palestin

Hosting the soldiers of the Jewish Brigade of Palestin

Hosting the soldiers of the Jewish Brigade of Palestine during WWII, at the Jewish Soldiers Club in Alexandria. Wearing the white suit: the Egyptian Zionist Yolande Gabbay-Harmor, with Moshé Ben-Asher from “Guedud Ha’avoda” – 1941. (Yad Tabenkin archives). (From the book “The Golden Era of the Jews of Egypt” by Levana Zamir)

The relaxed hours on the ‘eisha balcony

The relaxed hours on the ‘eisha balcony

The relaxed hours on the ‘eisha balcony – Rass el-Barr 1942.

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