Jewish Life in Egypt

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As we continue to watch the current political drama in Egypt unfold, we can’t help but remember the once proud and flourishing Jewish communities of Egypt that are now on the verge of extinction. With a generous research grant from the Orthodox Union, Dr. Ari Greenspan and Dr. Ari Z. Zivotofsky visited the dwindling Egyptian communities of Alexandria and Cairo last year, offering hope and encouragement to the few remaining Jews and to learn more about the rich Jewish life that once was. To view the article in full, please visit Jewish Action Magazine’s photo essay: Jewish Life in Egypt

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