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Ben Ezra synagogue, Old Cairo

Clement J. Cohen

Ben Ezra synagogue, Old Cairo

short note about the oldest synagogue in Egypt.

by Clement J. Cohen

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Published by s.n. in [Cairo? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ben Ezra Synagogue (Cairo, Egypt),
  • Synagogues -- Egypt -- Cairo.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM436.C3 C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p. :
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17155068M

    Ben Ezra Synagogue located deep in the winding alleys of Coptic Cairo, and oldest surviving synagogue, it is considered "A prayer place for the Jews", Ben Ezra Synagogue also known as (Shamaain), it was originally a Christian church that the Copts had to sell to the Jews in A.D in order to pay the annual taxes imposed by the Muslim rulers of the time, and therefore Abraham Ben Ezra, who Overnight to Cairo Jewish, Coptic & Old Ben Ezra Synagogue. Your Egypt Online Tour guide will be waiting inside Alexandria Port for you. They will be holding a sign showing your name. You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you. From the moment your tour starts, your guides will give you full ://

      The Ben Ezra Synagogue in the Coptic section of Old Cairo, one of the only surviving remnants of the once glorious Jewish Egyptian community, stands on But Cairo is not only about exhibiting the glory of Arab rulers. Amidst numerous mosques, mausoleums and museums stand the Ben Ezra Synagogue to showcase the history of Jews to the modern world. Lying outside the boundaries of Coptic Cairo, the Ben Ezra Synagogue became a place of worshipping for Jews in ://

      Book your Ben Ezra Synagogue tickets online and skip-the-line! Save time and money with our best price guarantee make the most of your visit to Cairo! This is an original press photo. Restorers work inside the Ben Ezra Synagogue just under the ceiling with Islamic motifs in Babylon, Old Cairo, Egypt. The Egyption Antiquities Organization restoration team has worked for ten years to make it a showpiece synagogue once again. Photo measures x 8 inches. Photo is dated PHOTO FRONT


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The Synagogue once had an old copy of the Old Testament, and it is believed that the prophet Ezra or Al-Azir had written :// The Coptic Christians owed taxes to the rulers of Cairo, and in order to raise the necessary money, they sold the building to Ben Ezra for a sum of 20, dinars.

Ben Ezra then decided to convert the building into a synagogue so that Jew throughout the country would have a place where they could worship. Legend has it that the building stands The synagogue of Ben Ezra is also known as El-Geniza Synagogue or the Synagogue of the Palestinians and is located in the Old Cairo exactly behind the Hanging church.

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Barbara, the hanging church, and the old Jewish synagogue – Ben Ezra Synagogue. then Continue your day tour to the Citadel where you visit Mohamed Ali Mosque that also known as the Alabaster Mosque //day-tour-to-old-cairo-visit-ben-ezra-synagogue. Ben Ezra Synagogue. About Ben Ezra Synagogue.

Just outside the walls of the Church of St. Barbara, there is a 9th-century synagogue sitting right on the shell of a 4th century Christian Church. The restoration of the synagogue is credited to Abraham Ben Ezra, who /places-to-go/coptic-cairo/ben-ezra-synagogue.

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The Synagogue once had an old copy of the Old Testament, and it was said that Ezra the Prophet (Al-Azir) had written it. Yet, It is believed that the site of the Synagogue where the box of Baby Moses was :// overview. Old Cairo Half day tour where you Visit Ben Ezra Synagogue Coptic Cairo, the hanging church, Abu-Sergah and St.

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Barbara, the hanging church, and the old jewish synagogue – Ben Ezra :// After breakfast, your tour guide will be waiting in the lobby start your tour to visit the Old Cairo; We visit the Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Berbara, The hanging Church, We will also visit the old Jewish Ben Ezra ://   Just outside the walls of the Coptic enclave, the 9th-century Ben Ezra Synagogue occupies the shell of a 4th-century Christian church.

Tradition marks this as the spot where the prophet Jeremiah gathered the Jews in the 6th century after Nebuchadnezzar destroyed the   Ben Ezra synagogue in Cairo. Jewish history in Egypt dates back to the era of the Old Testament and the stories of Moses and the persecution by the pharaohs.

After the Roman expulsion of Jews from Jerusalem in the first century AD, Alexandria became the “world’s most important center of Judaism. As recently as the early 20th century the Looking for exceptional deals on Ben Ezra Synagogue, Old Cairo vacation packages.

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This area, once known as Fustat, was the original Arab-Muslim capital in Egypt. As of this writing, no further visitor information was available for this :// Old Cairo is a historic area in Cairo, Egypt, which includes the site of a Roman-era fortress and of Islamic-era settlements pre-dating the Fatimid founding of Cairo proper in A.D.

It is also considered part of what is referred to as "Historic Cairo", or "Islamic Cairo"   Media in category "Ben Ezra Synagogue" The following 27 files are in this category, out of 27 total.

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Ben Ezra Synagogue “The Prayer-Place of the Jews” is sometimes called El-Geniza synagogue and it is located in old Cairo on the site where baby Moses was found. The storeroom of this synagogue was found in the 19th century and it contained a treasure of abandoned Hebrew, Aramaic and Judeo-Arabic secular in addition to some sacred ://