Middle East

Leader of Egyptian Jews Honored at Funerali
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April 19, 2013 1:37 AM
Egypt’s Jewish community was once strong, numbering at its peak some 80,000. On Thursday, a dwindling community held a funeral for its leader at a cemetery she helped save from destruction. VOA's Elizabeth Arrott has more on Carmen Weinstein, who died Saturday in Cairo.

Leader of Egyptian Jews Honored at Funeral

Published April 18, 2013

Egypt’s Jewish community was once strong, numbering at its peak some 80,000. On Thursday, a dwindling community held a funeral for its leader at a cemetery she helped save from destruction. VOA's Elizabeth Arrott has more on Carmen Weinstein, who died Saturday in Cairo.


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