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Students and Teachers

Students and Teachers

End of the year picture, with of the terminal year at the ‘Lycée de L ‘Union Juive pour l’Enseignement’ – Alexandria. (From the book “The Golden Era of the Jews of Egypt” by Levana Zamir)

A wedding ceremony at Neve Shalom Synagogue

A wedding ceremony at Neve Shalom Synagogue

A wedding ceremony at Neve Shalom Synagogue. (Cairo, circa 1935) (Levana Zamir private collection)

El-Ostaz Synagogue in Haret el-Yahud of Cairo

El-Ostaz Synagogue in Haret el-Yahud of Cairo

El-Ostaz Synagogue in Haret el-Yahud of Cairo, also called “Kenisset el-Masryin” because its prayers ritual was of the ancient autochthonous Jews of Egypt.

The remnant of Helwan Synagogue

The remnant of Helwan Synagogue

The remnant of Helwan Synagogue – a few marble plates. (Meital, Yoram; Atarim Hehudiyim Be-mitsraim – Ben-Zvi Institute, 1995)

‘Arabeya Hantour’

‘Arabeya Hantour’

‘Arabeya Hantour’ (carriage) with two elegant Muslim ladies, veiled with the Habara . Oil on canvas, by Eliahu Cohen. In his paintings, Eliahu Cohen brings the everyday folklore of the Egyptian life – the one of his memory. Born in Egypt, he made an illegal aliya in 1945, but as one who never forgot the […]

Rabbi Dr. Moise Ventura

Rabbi Dr. Moise Ventura

Rabbi Dr. Moise Ventura, Chief Rabbi of Alexandria (1937-1948), founder and President of the Communal Jewish High-School ‘Rambam’ (Maimonides) in Alexandria.

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