Middle East

Leader of Egyptian Jews Honored at Funerali
X
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.


You May Like

Photogallery Early Nigeria Results Show Buhari Leading; Tampering Concerns Mount

One local group monitoring polls is concerned politicians might use security agencies to 'fiddle with the election collation process' at state level More

UN: 7,300 Civilians Killed in Boko Haram Insurgency

A senior UN humanitarian official tells the United Nations Security Council 1,000 people have been killed this year More

Turkish President Warns Iran About Trying to Dominate Middle East

Warning comes amid growing concerns inside Turkey that it will be sucked into a sectarian conflict with its neighbor More