Jewish community in Egypt

US Embassy in Cairo funds restoration of world’s second oldest Jewish cemetery
Archaeology

US Embassy in Cairo funds restoration of world’s second oldest Jewish cemetery

The Bassatine Cemetery, located in Cairo and known as the world’s second oldest Jewish cemetery, is set to be restored…
A museum for Jewish heritage in Egypt
Opinion

A museum for Jewish heritage in Egypt

In an effort to show that Egypt is a land of tolerance and the cradle of Abrahamic religions, Tourism and…
Jewish Community Chief says not invited for Sisi’s inauguration, wishes him success
Egypt

Jewish Community Chief says not invited for Sisi’s inauguration, wishes him success

Magda Haroun, head of the Jewish Community in Egypt, said they did not receive invitation for the inauguration of the…
Jewish community in Egypt selects new head
Egypt

Jewish community in Egypt selects new head

The Egyptian Jewish Community Council has selected Magda Haroun as its new head succeeding Carmen Weinstein, who died on Saturday…
Jewish community president Carmen Weinstein dies at 82
Egypt

Jewish community president Carmen Weinstein dies at 82

  Carmen Weinstein, president of the Egyptian Jewish Community Council, passed away Saturday at the age of 82 after suffering numerous…
Jewish community president acquitted of embezzling LE 3m
Egypt

Jewish community president acquitted of embezzling LE 3m

The Abdeen Court of Misdemeanors acquitted Carmen Weinstein, president of the Egyptian Jewish Community Council, of fraud and embezzling LE…
Head of Alex Jewish community: Nasser did not expel Egyptian Jews
Egypt

Head of Alex Jewish community: Nasser did not expel Egyptian Jews

Yousef bin Gaon, the head of the Jewish community in Alexandria, condemned statements made by Essam al-Erian, vice president of…
Communities: Remnants of a Jewish past
Life & Style

Communities: Remnants of a Jewish past

A taxi pulls up to the Shaar Hashamayim Synagogue on Adly Street in downtown Cairo. The driver has to wait…
Egypt’s president of Jewish community to go on retrial
Egypt

Egypt’s president of Jewish community to go on retrial

An Egyptian appeal court decided Saturday to go on with a retrial of the head of Egypt's small Jewish community…
Hebrew press: Egyptian-Jewish leader flees country after fraud sentencing
Egypt

Hebrew press: Egyptian-Jewish leader flees country after fraud sentencing

Israeli Hebrew-language daily Yedioth Ahronoth has reported that Karmen Weinstein, leader of Egypt's modest Jewish community, fled the country after…
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