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Eliahu Hannavi Synagogue

Eliahu Hannavi Synagogue

Eliahu Hannavi Synagogue (Interior) – Alexandria. (From the book “The Golden Era of the Jews of Egypt” by Levana Zamir)

The “Kosher” Grand Hotel Aslan of Rass-el-Barr

The “Kosher” Grand Hotel Aslan of Rass-el-Barr

The “Kosher” Grand Hotel Aslan of Rass-el-Barr, with Staff and tourists. Was sequestrated in 1956, but still carries the Jewish name Aslan Hotel. (Levana Zamir private collection).

Ben-Ezra Synagogue in Fostat (Massr a-’atika)

Ben-Ezra Synagogue in Fostat (Massr a-’atika)

Ben-Ezra Synagogue in Fostat (Massr a-’atika), old Cairo. Was built in the year 25 of the first century, as mentioned by the famous historian Dov Goitein, as well as by Yacov Cohen & Shmuel Tamari. (Because of its basilica style, Albert Buttler argued it was bought in 882 from the Coptic church). Regarded as the […]

Meir ‘Einayim Synagogue in Meadi

Meir ‘Einayim Synagogue in Meadi

(a sophisticated Cairo suburb), built in 1934 by Meir Bitton. Services are attended by the Israeli Diplomats in Egypt, living in Meadi. (From the book “The Golden Era of the Jews of Egypt” by Levana Zamir)

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