Thursday, September 13, 2018

Cairo community marks Rosh Hashana

 Gentiles will have outnumbered Jews at the Rosh Hashana service at the Adly St synagogue in Cairo this year: seven elderly Jewish ladies comprise the Jewish community, under the leadership of Magda Haroun. Report in Egyptian Streets (with thanks: Viviane):

The ceremony was attended by the head of the Egyptian Jewish community Magda Haroun and members of the community, as well as the Egyptian “Drop of Milk” Association.

According to online magazine Manteqeti, a number of public figures, including Dr. Mohamed Abul-Ghar, writer Amina Shafiq, the writer and novelist Ashraf Ashraf Ashmawi, the French Ambassador to Egypt and the Ambassador of Singapore also attended.



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