A new exhibition sheds light on the life of Shlomo Cohen-Abravanel, who was renowned in Cairo as the painter Charduval. But just how much of it is true?
How I learned to make ‘foul medemes,’ a fava bean-based dish he ate growing up in Cairo
The Jewish Quarter grabbed huge market share during Ramadan. But can it foment understanding and peace in the Middle East?
The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
Gen. Sisi holds de facto power but with elections looming must now decide whether to legitimize his rule with a presidential run
Ancient relic from Ben Ezra Synagogue found in auction-house storeroom
On Rosh Hashanah, a fresh leader rallies a dying community in Egypt
Who will crack first: The Egyptian military or the Brotherhood?
Violence also claims a Jewish American college student in Alexandria
The quest to rediscover the mysterious pianist Ignace Tiegerman led through Cairo, Italy, and the ghost of Bruno Schulz
The New Yorker takes a peek at the sacred trash
Actors speak out about mystery man behind controversial film
Conflicting reports about filmmaker who allegedly made anti-Muslim film
Israel fears a crisis in Egypt, but the U.S. remains calm. How did these allies come to see things so differently?
In his first U.S. interview, Yitzhak Levanon, Israel’s ambassador to Egypt, recalls the 13-hour riot that led to the evacuation of his embassy
Egyptian-Israeli relations reached a low point this weekend. But Egypt’s military, secure in its power, has no interest in undermining the 1979 peace treaty.
For Egyptian-born Jews, the current crisis elicits a mix of emotions—from nostalgia for an idyllic existence under the monarchy to the terror of being chased out to calls of ‘kill the Jews’
Imagining “Keeping Up With the Mubaraks,” a reality show of life in exile, as the Egyptian president’s 30-year rule comes to an end