The chic European dress, but the oriental “Tarboush” too. Circa 1910 (from Elie Patan private collection).
Léon Dichy (first on the right) member of the Egyptian Delegation to the United Nations Monetary Conference at Bretton Woods USA, on July 6 1944. (From the book “The Golden Era of the Jews of Egypt” by Levana Zamir)
The Jewish Communal School of ‘Abasseya’ – for boys and girls – called also ‘Ecole Sebyl’, at Sebyl el Khazindar Street, Cairo. (1928). As education was always a first priority for the Jews of Egypt, the Jewish Communal schools provided education free of charge for all the necessitous. (From the book “The Golden Era of […]
Esther Vidal-Mosséri, author of the book “L’Etreinte du Passé” about her life in Egypt. Born in Cairo in 1911, her husbands business was confiscated on May 14th 1948. Her brother-in-law was imprisoned and expelled.
Maurice Mosseri photography 1910 (Levana Zamir private collection)
Antebi wedding – June 8th 1930 – Cairo. (From the book “The Golden Era of the Jews of Egypt” – by Levana Zamir)