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Egypt: 18 Jewish Ladies and Four Men

 Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria

Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria. Photo has been released into the public domain by its author, Moshirah.

Some minorities are very small that many people aren't aware of them. Nervana Mahmoud (@Nervana_1) wrote in her blog about the Jewish population in Alexandria that is composed of 18 women and four men, and how according to the Jewish religious customs, six more visitor men are required for them to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, in Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria.

  • Suzanne Lehn

    The 18 women and 4 men are the numbers of the Jewish community in Alexandria.

    • Tarek Amr

      Thanks for the correction Suzanne

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