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In 1939, the relentless Nazi bombardment of Warsaw destroyed the city’s zoo. What the Nazis didn’t know, however, is that what they had destroyed was not an ordinary zoo, but the extraordinary creation of an unusual Christian Polish couple, Jan and Antonina Zabinski. Thanks to them and their son Ryszard’s efforts, approximately 300 Jewish women, …
At Titi’s Balcony is directed by Yasmina Benari
Egypt, Jordan concerned about Israeli security policies at Muslim prayer site following storming of radical Jews
Israel has bolstered security in a major crackdown around Hebron that is affecting tens of thousands of civilians. The lockdown comes in response to two recent attacks on Jewish settlers.
Following Britain’s vote to leave the EU there has been a sharp rise in hate crimes in the UK.
Dear Muslims, Have you ever met a Christian who joking said, “Praise Jesus” and then followed it by, “Why haven’t you converted to Christianity already?” Have you ever taken a taxi and been forced to sit there while the driver listens to hymns at a high volume? Have you ever heard the pastor on Sundays …
By Karim al-Andalusi Prophet Muhammad has been one of the top defenders of the freedom of speech, and from there we go. Is it worth it to take to the streets to fight a deep European behaviour, or to dig deeply in the European values and try to perceive and influence it? I argue that …
Police arrested four of them and dispersed the rest “with ease,” she said, adding that the race had “continued as normal”.
An Israeli security guard shot dead a Jewish visitor at Jerusalem’s Western Wall, mistaking him for a Palestinian militant
Police said they suspected Jewish religious extremists of spraying the Hebrew-language insults at the site
Islamist parties disagreement during Egypt’s Culture, Information and Tourism Committee discussions
Funeral offers rare vision of interfaith harmony
FCO report expresses concern over sectarian violence, women’s rights, freedom of expression and the constitution in Egypt
Two events have prompted this week’s column: the unprecedented attack on St. Mark’s Cathedral last week, and my recently watching the Jews of Egypt documentary. Both got me thinking about the concept of “the other”. A predefined group of people which another group or culture or society will use to distance itself from. “The other” …
Egyptian JCC President Carmen Weinstein passes away at the age of 82
New book releases on Cairo’s bookseller’s shelves
The film explores the exodus of Egyptian Jews during the 1950s and shows one-on-one interviews with exiled Jews who recount their deportation
The US administration and state department have both come out against comments by President Mohamed Morsy concerning Jews and Zionists
After making controversial statements on Jewish people living in Israel, a complaint has been filed against Essam El-Erian
Online activists criticise El-Erian’s comments, saying Egypt should accept Copts before introducing more minorities
Daily News Egypt provides an analysis to the released constitutional draft
Jewish human rights group called for the severance of all ties between Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and the US government.
The long history of Jews in the Nile Valley
A law exempting Orthodox Jewish Israeli men from military service expired Wednesday