Ya’acoub Daoud Eskandarany

Egyptian Jewry, why it declined – Ya’acoub Daoud Eskandarany

July 10, 1978

Jews who lived in Egypt for 2,000 years, held important positions in the civil service, were rarely exposed to racial persecution and spoke the language of the people…Yet, in Egypt as elsewhere in the Mashreq, the Jewish population, with rare exceptions, has left the country. Why?