The last of Egypt's once thriving Jewish Community celebrating Purim at Shaar Hashamayim Synagogue, in the center of Cairo, Egypt in October 1997. (Photo by Norbert Schiller)

Remembering The Last Jews Of Egypt

(MINNEAPOLIS) – I met Carmen Weinstein, the current President of Cairo’s Jewish community, in the mid-1990s through a very good friend, Egyptian historian Samir Rafaat, who was helping her set up an online newsletter to keep the Egyptian Jewish diaspora informed of the latest news from the tiny Jewish community living in Cairo. Samir asked me […]