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Sefer Torah at ‘Eliahu Hanavi’ Synagogue, Alexandria.

Sefer Torah at ‘Eliahu Hanavi’ Synagogue, Alexandria.

Sefer Torah at ‘Eliahu Hanavi’ Synagogue, Alexandria.

The Opera Building of Cairo

The Opera Building of Cairo

The Opera Building of Cairo, founded by the Khedive Ismail (1863-1879) at the occasion of the Suez Canal launching. For the Opera Opening, Verdi composed especially for this event, his famous Opera ‘Aida’, attended by kings, queens, princes and princesses from all over Europe. (From the book “The Golden Era of the Jews of Egypt” […]

The Palestine Philharmonic Orchestra in Cairo in 1938-39

The Palestine Philharmonic Orchestra in Cairo in 1938-39

The Palestine Philharmonic Orchestra in Cairo in 1938-39, only two weeks after its first performance. On the left (next to Mrs. Nahas Pasha), Shlomo Lewertov, then General manager of the Palestine Orchestra, greeting the Egyptian Prime Minister Nahas Pasha, at the entrance of the Opera in Cairo. (From the book “The Golden Era of the […]

Italian Passport

Italian Passport

Italian Passport, issued in July 1882 by the Italian Consul in Cairo. According to this document, Elia Vidal son of David, was born in Cairo in 1840, was domiciliated in Livorno, and he was travelling to Italy with his mother, his wife and his four children. This passport was issued long before the Livorno civil […]

The Tarboush

The Tarboush

The Tarboush (fez) cleaner. (From the book “The Golden Era of the Jews of Egypt” by Levana Zamir)

‘R a m b a m’ Diploma for the Bar-Mitzva.

‘R a m b a m’ Diploma for the Bar-Mitzva.

‘R a m b a m’ Diploma for the Bar-Mitzva.

Aboukir Concentration Camp in 1948-49

Aboukir Concentration Camp in 1948-49

Aboukir Concentration Camp in 1948-49, by N. Abastado (From Prof.A.Shlosberg) (From the book “The Golden Era of the Jews of Egypt” by Levana Zamir)

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