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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.
I left Egypt in 1918. I've been here since
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.
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 ♡♡♡♡♡♡
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.
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
My family emigrated to NYC from Alexandria via Paris in 1958
State New York
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
State East Sussex
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.
Home Page http://www.LilianGafni.com
City La Quinta
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)
My family left Egypt in 1956. Our journey was long and painful. We ultimately settled in Canada in 1957.
State British Columbia
Great website ,very informative .Please send updates.I was born in Egypt ,left after being interned in Abou Zaabal .
City Miami, Fl
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.
Country United Kingdom
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.
I would love to hear any details, from anyone, who may recognise these names.
City new haven
As a Muslim-Jewish-history scholar, i am on a mission to seek an apology from the Egyptian government for the plight of the Egyptian Jews. then seek the restoration of Jewish asserts in Egypt to their rightful owners. your prayers are appreciated.
Country United States
Interested in website to learn more about this part of egyptian history,
City Greenfield Park
I'm born in Alexandria Egypt, I went to College St-Marc. I graduated in 1967.
I'm looking for a friend " Henri Forte" who used to live in Sidi-Bishr.tg
Home Page http://www.Lux4home.com
do somebody know something about my grandfather, uncle und father Nessim, Elia, Victor Behar. They lived in cairo till 1950/1956 (all them spoke ladino and had also family in Port Said)
do somebody know something about jewish refugees coming from Odessa in final years of the 19. century like my grandfather ? Kremer or my grandmother ? Abulafia?
State new jersey
I am lookng for cemetery records for Jewish Egyptian families named Bassini and Hamawy in any cemetery in Egypt. Please e-mail if found.
I wish to announce to you that Levana Zamir, President of the Association for Jews from Egypt, in Israel, will be coming to the New York area. She will be at your synagogue in Brooklyn on Saturday the 23rd of November, 2013. I hope that you will look for her, and maybe you might have a smal Kiddush in her honor. She is coming to New York because she will be one of the guests at the U.N., at a special session entitled "The Forgotten Refugees", on Thursday the 21st of November, 2013.
So pleased that I had the chance to stop by and say hello. You have a very nicely assembled website. Just goes to show what hard work and dedication to a project does. It eventually pays off. Good job!
City San Diego
I left Egypt in 1956 - I was 17 years old.
I felt nostalgic for 25 years ...!
I am very happy to have found your site, and look forward to the information
you have gathered.
My heart-felt thanks,
Like to find connections between NAhmad family in CAIRO and Damascus, my grand father is Ezra Nahmad from Cairo sone of David Nahmad, I was born in Cairo, my mother Victoriaa Nahmad married Yacob Douer from Damascus. I found Namad amily also in Syria, is there any information about connection?
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