1929 - Egypt strips Jews of citizenship. Many seek French, British citizenship.
1945 - Anti-Jewish riots in Cairo and Alexandria.
1947 - Egypt restricts most jobs to citizens andJews can't be citizens.
NECESSARILY, he said. Being Anti-Zionist meant being anti-Jewish from the beginning.
1948 - Egypt expels Jews for being Zionists or Communists.
1948-52 - Anti-Jewish riots and bombings. 108 murdered, 100s injured, 200+ businesses razed. 40% of Egypt's Jewish population flees.
1956 - Egypt expels Jews who are French or British citizens.
1967 - Egypt arrests all Jewish men. Many put in camps, tortured, starved, sexually abused. Almost all are ultimately expelled, their property seized.
The story of the Egyptian Jews is the story of Jews across the Middle East.
Jews lived in what is now the Arab world for over 2,600 years, a millennium before Islam was founded, centuries before the Arab conquest.
The lives and the claims of these 850,000 Jews and their descendants must be recognized.
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