Israel thanks Egypt for restoring ancient synagogue

Israel thanks Egypt for restoring ancient synagogue

Israel thanks the Egyptian government for its decision to renovate the ancient synagogue in Alexandria.Ben Ariel, 7/12/2017, 3:14 AM
Egypt approves plan to restore ancient Alexandria synagogue

Egypt approves plan to restore ancient Alexandria synagogue

Reports say the Egyptian government has approved a $22 million plan to restore 160-year-old Alexandria synagogue.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/8/2017, 1:37 AM
Egypt's last Jews aim to keep heritage alive

Egypt's last Jews aim to keep heritage alive

Egyptian Jews struggle to keep heritage alive, local community still prefers to pretend they never existed.AFP, 3/26/2017, 7:35 AM
Special exhibit to show Jewish texts, oldest Bible

Special exhibit to show Jewish texts, oldest Bible

British Museum to display 200 objects from Egypt's religious communities - including 11th-century texts from a Cairo synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2015, 2:00 PM
Egypt: New Book Deals with Jews in Cinema

Egypt: New Book Deals with Jews in Cinema

Egypt's cultural authority releases a new book examining the role of Jewish cinema makers and artists in the Egyptian and Arab cinema.Elad Benari, 11/22/2013, 5:16 AM
Leader of Egypt's Jewish Community Brought to Rest

Leader of Egypt's Jewish Community Brought to Rest

More than a hundred mourners came to pay their last respects to Carmen Weinstein, who died this week at 84.Elad Benari, 4/19/2013, 2:13 AM
New Head of Egyptian Jews Will Refuse Israeli Help

New Head of Egyptian Jews Will Refuse Israeli Help

New leader of Egypt's Jewish community says she'll refuse Israeli offers of financial help for the renovation of Egypt's synagogues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2013, 6:14 AM
Head of Egypt's Jewish Community Dies at 84

Head of Egypt's Jewish Community Dies at 84

Carmen Weinstein, the leader of Egypt's small remaining Jewish community, died on Saturday at the age of 84.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2013, 4:13 AM
Egypt Bans Film About Local Jewish Community

Egypt Bans Film About Local Jewish Community

Egyptian security services have banned a film about the Jews of Egypt on the eve of its scheduled release.Elad Benari, 3/13/2013, 3:15 AM
Muslim B'hood Responsible for Jews Fleeing Egypt

Muslim B'hood Responsible for Jews Fleeing Egypt

An Egyptian historian has fingered the Muslim Brotherhood as being responsible for Jews fleeing Egypt.Elad Benari, 1/14/2013, 6:15 AM
Egyptian Who 'Invited' Jews Back Home Resigns Post

Egyptian Who 'Invited' Jews Back Home Resigns Post

Essam el-Erian, a top advisor to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, has resigned from his position, Egyptian media reported Sunday.David Lev, 1/7/2013, 10:25 PM
Video:Jewish Life in Egypt Dying after 3,000 Years

Video:Jewish Life in Egypt Dying after 3,000 Years

With Muslim Brotherhood in power, the last functioning synagogue has been shut down.Gil Ronen, 9/4/2012, 3:13 PM
No High Holiday Minyan for Alexandria Jews

No High Holiday Minyan for Alexandria Jews

For the first time, Egyptian Jews will have no minyan for prayers at Alexandria's Eliyahu HaNavi Synagogue during the High Holy Days.Hana Levi Julian, 9/3/2012, 5:23 PM