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Time table of the Holidays’ prayers

Time table of the Holidays’ prayers

, at the Temple Ismailiah “Sha’ar Hashamayim” Synagogue in Cairo, 1937.

David  Ben-Gurion

David Ben-Gurion

David Ben-Gurion, with the Turkish Tarboush, as a student in Law at the University of Istanbul in 1912.

Léon Dichy

Léon Dichy

Léon Dichy (standing second on the right), member of the Egyptian Delegation to the League of Nations, with Prime Minister Mustafa Nahas Pasha (seated second on the right) on May 1937, and other dignitaries.

The ‘Jardins Japonnais’ Gardens

The ‘Jardins Japonnais’ Gardens

The ‘Jardins Japonnais’ Gardens, in the small town of Helwan, a winter resort 25 kms. from Cairo, where the Cairene used to enjoy their sunny weekends. Helwan – winter 1949. (Levana Zamir private collection).

Interior of Eliahu Hanavi Synagogue

Interior of Eliahu Hanavi Synagogue

Interior of Eliahu Hanavi Synagogue, at Nebi Daniel Street, in Alexandria. (From the book “The Golden Era of the Jews of Egypt” by Levana Zamir)

The combination of the ‘Koftan’

The combination of the ‘Koftan’

The combination of the ‘Koftan’ (oriental dress) with the European coat, regarded as luxury and “chic” fashion in 1894. (Levana Zamir private collection)

Children with their nanny

Children with their nanny

Children with their nanny, in Rass el-Barr (1941). If you returned to Cairo at the end of the summer without a picture with this ‘Lion’, you have not been in Rass el-Barr. (Levana Zamir private collection).

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