HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF JEWS FROM EGYPT

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Isaac Zafrani  Email
07/28

City Brooklyn

State NY

Country USA

Comments:
My father was born in Cairo, my great grandfather with his children and grandchildren left Egypt to Israel, his name was Joseph Zafrani. He was very famous for being extremely wealthy and having two wives which from one he had 10 children and the other 9. They arrived to Israel with 70 siblings, the prime minister then Ben gurion came to great them and all the media, I have rare pictures of those moments. They all received apartments in Ramat Gan. Some stayed in Israel some came to NY. B"H in both countries we have seen success both spiritually and financially. Blessed is our ה' that always watches over us. הנה לא ינום ולא ישן שומר ישראל. Currently we pray in the famous Egyptian synagogue Ahaba V'ahva in Brooklyn NY.


JACQUELINE SASSOON 
07/14

City São Paulo

State SP

Country Brazil

Comments:
I´ll write in french !

J´aimerai connaitre des personnes venues d´Egypte et qui habitent à S.Paulo ! C´est drôle, pour les egyptiens
qui frequentent le fameux club de luxe A Hebraica, chacun se sent superieur à l´autre ! Par ex. ceux qui habitaient à Haret el Yahoud, ici, ils sont devenus des Messieurs !!
Comme j´habitai le Caire, tout juste à côté du temple
Ismaiilia, Shaar al Shamaim ! c´etait beaucoup mieux! 
Je suis ici depuis Novembre 1957.

Salutations.




Netanel Cicurel 
07/13

City New York

State New York

Country USA

Comments:

Hi. I am jew.

 

Me too, thanks.


Noha 
07/06

City Cairo

State N/A

Country Egypt

Comments:
Hello, like the idea of a website for perserving Egyptian jewish heritage. And I hope one day they may return to their home country Egypt.


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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
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