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Charles Gattegno 
02/23

City North Bondi

State New South Wales

Country Australia

Comments:
Seeking information on the Births deaths and marriages of Jews in Alexandria and Cairo


Dahlia Krouk  Email
02/06

City Portland

State ME

Country USA

Comments:
Lived in Alexandria till 1949 and was seven. Would like to read more personal stories. Am writing a memoir for my grandchildren and need more information. Would like to find the friends I knew in Alexandria.


pete gomori 
01/31

City brooklyn

State ny

Country 11218

Comments:
Just finished the book: City of the Sun by Julian Maio published by Greenleaf Books, 2014 and was inspired.

I would like to know more about the rich history of the Jewish people of Egypt.


greg Email
01/21

City new york

State ny

Country usa

Comments:
hello, nice site my email is gbreezy820@gmail.com


Kathleen Cullen Todora Email
01/20

City Sun City

State Arizona

Country USA

Comments:
My maternal family surnames are listed along with many others to the Gormenzano descendants.....including Cullen, Elliott, Davis, Case and Cox.   My daughter and I are returning Sephardic Jews and wish to know more about our heritage.
Thank you, Kathleen


Marcia Levy 
12/03/14

City Larchmont

State NY

Country Westchester

Comments:
My late husband, Alain Levy, of blessed memory, was born and grew up until age 16 in Alexandria.


Luna levy Email
11/26/14

City San diego

State Ca

Country USA

Comments:
My father name was Mateo Levy my mother Fortunee Levy.
We left Cairo Egypt during the 6 day in 1967 i was 7 years old.
So glad to have found this site.


Maurice Maley nee Maleh Email
11/18/14

City Cheam

State Surrey

Country England

Comments:
Born in Cairo on the 4th November 1943 and came to England in May 1956


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Stefano Fuschetto Email
09/15/14

City Gallarate

State Lombardy

Country Italy

Comments:
Stefano Fuschetto


Allison Boroda Email
08/15/14

Home Page http://www.sandbagheart.wordpress.com

City Lubbock

State TX

Country USA

Comments:
My dad was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1944.  He attended Collège Saint-Marc as a child.  My grandfather owned an import/export company when they were kicked out of Egypt in the 50's.  I would like to learn more about my family's history before they were forced to leave the country.  I believe it is an important part of my heritage as a Sephardic Jew.


Jim Trotter Email
08/05/14

City WC

State CA

Country USA

Comments:
I left Egypt in 1918. I've been here since


Abdallah Simaika Email
08/03/14

City Applegate

State Michigan

Country USA

Comments:
I was born and raised in Egypt . I am an outcast too, I have been living in Michigan for the past 40years. I am a retired orthopedic surgeon. I totally support the action taken by the IDF against Hamas, they are like cancer and they will never change. My heart goes out to all the families of the soldiers who were lost in action defending the state of Israel. I also miss a lot of my Jewish friends I grew up with and dispersed all over the world and dreaming of the day that I would reunite with them again.


Hossam Amr (youssef) Email
07/31/14

City cairo

State cairo

Country egypt

Comments:
I am from Egypt ,I am 19 years ....I love all Jews in the world Specially the Jews of Egypt they have great Holy History I wish to meet a Jew in my life to talk about the historical memories ,moments and events so I need your help .....finally I love All Jews ♡♡♡♡♡♡


Sandra Leibowitz Email
07/28/14

City Richmond

State Virginia

Country USA

Comments:
I am the daughter of Simone Leibowitz née Nahman, daughter of Raphael and Eliane Nahman. Simone was born in 1923 in Alexandria, where she lived till age 20, at which point she moved to Switzerland to attend medical school. Her parents followed her there in the 1950's. She never went back, though she had scheduled a bus tour of Egypt with my father in the 1990's, they cancelled it due to recent attacks on American tourists. I am fascinated to learn more about this time of my family's history.


Dr Eliezer Aviel(Belleli Roger Email
07/15/14

City Ashkelon

State South

Country Israel

Comments:
I graduated from Kasr-el-Eini Medical Faculty in Cairo in 1953 and specialized in Ophthalmology in Hadassah Hospital Jerusalem.
From 1972 to 1995 I have been chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon


Eileen Smouha Email
07/11/14

City Memphis

State TN

Country USA

Comments:
My family emigrated to NYC from Alexandria via Paris in 1958


Michael Hortens Email
06/09/14

City Nyack

State New York

Country USA

Comments:
My grandmother's family lived in Egypt, both in Cairo and Alexandria in the last century or more. Her name was Rachel Afif. Her father was Shebbeti Afif, a merchant, banker, and farmer. Her uncle was Eduard Pichoto. I believe he was a senator in the Eqyptian Senate at the start of the last century. Her brother Daniel was one of the secretaries to then King Fouad of Egypt. I guess that would have been in the early part of the 20th century. I am just curious about my family's history. Yours truly, Mike Hortens


Thomas Curran Email
05/01/14

City Brighton

State East Sussex

Country UK

Comments:
I teach Arabic to Coptic students who used to live in Egypt or Sudan but now live in Brighton, in the UK. Their studies require them to know about the culture of Egypt and its history.


Lilian Gafni (Palombo) Email
04/30/14

Home Page http://www.LilianGafni.com

City La Quinta

State CA

Country USA

Comments:
I found your website extremely interesting. I was born in Cairo, Egypt, and my family emigrated to Israel in 1951. The videos, sounds and music brought tears to my eyes. Even though I was a young child, I still remember those old days in Cairo.

Thank you for those memories.

Lilian Gafni (Palombo)
Author


Mayer Alvo 
04/23/14

City Ottawa

State Ontario

Country Canada

Comments:
My family left Egypt in 1956. Our journey was long and painful. We ultimately settled in Canada in 1957.


Roger Abadi Email
04/16/14

City Vancouver

State British Columbia

Country Canada

Comments:
Great website ,very informative .Please send updates.I was born in Egypt ,left after being interned in Abou Zaabal .


Simon Hassine Email
04/11/14

City Miami, Fl

State Florida

Country USA

Comments:
My name is Simon Hassine I was first President of AZA Cairo. You were good enough to publish our first and second bulletin for many years. I came to visit your web now and then and remember the good old days. Sadly, you seem to have erased our story altogether. Any special reason?

I would appreciate it if you would re-publish our story and I thank you in advance.

Simon Hassine

simonh19@bellsouth.net


Sue Email
03/19/14

City Buckingham

State Buckinghamshire

Country United Kingdom

Comments:
Hello,

Can anyone offer any information about a marriage and/or the persons who married.

Ezra Isaac Sciama (son of Isaac Ezra Sciama, a stockbroker) married Ida Mizrahi (daughter of Yahouda Yehia Mizrahi, a merchant) on 14.March.1907 - the marriage was registered with British Consul General at Alexandria, Egypt.

A daughter, Jeanne Sciama, was born on 22.October.1910 to Ezra and Ida.

Kind regards
Sue



I would love to hear any details, from anyone, who may recognise these names.

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