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Israel’s Embassy in Cairo thanks Egypt for restoring ancient synagogue


Israel’s Army Radio reported on Tuesday that Israel thanked the Egyptian government in a statement from its Egyptian Embassy, for its decision to renovate the 160 yr-old synagogue in Alexandria.

By Ben Ariel


Israel has thanked the Egyptian government for its decision to renovate the ancient synagogue in Alexandria, Army Radio reported on Tuesday.

According to the radio station, the Israeli embassy in Cairo issued a statement saying that Israel appreciates the decision, which is an expression of interest in minorities.

The Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue, located in Nabi Daniel Street, in Alexandria, Egypt. Photo: Moshirah-Wikimedia

Last week, the Egyptian government announced it approved a $22 million plan to restore the 160-year-old Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria. Continue Reading »