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Chronicles of the Jewish community in Alexandria - Rare Publication - Dedicated by the author to the Rishon LeZion Rabbi Ben-Zion Hai Uziel

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Comprehensive and unique publication on the Jewish community in Egypt from the 18th century until the time of writing the book by Ben Zion Tragan - Collection of articles, lists and essays published in the Eretz Israeli and foreign press. Alexandria, Leon Plombo press, 1947. On the last page is a handwritten dedication by the author to the Rishon LeZion, Chief Rabbi Ben Zion Meir Hai Uziel. (Two title pages, additional title page in foreign language).

Important and comprehensive book on the Jewish community in Egypt. At the beginning of the book are enthusiastic letters of blessing sent to the author upon the publication of the book and appear here on the first pages, from the Rishon LeZion Rabbi Ben Zion Hai Uziel, Rabbi Jacob Moshe Toledano, Professor David Prato, Rabbi Moses Vintoura, Chief Rabbi of Alexandria, Hemda Ben Yehuda, and David Yudilovitz, who wrote warmly in their words about the importance of the Jewish community in Egypt, and the importance of the comprehensive book about it. The book deals with countless events, people and institutions in the Jewish community in Egypt. Since the author actually collected excerpts published at the time in the press and various publications, all the descriptions were written first-hand by people who were actually involved in the community and its development, hence the importance of the book. Accompanied by rare photographs of events and institutions in the Jewish community in Alexandria. At the end of the book is important information about Jewish institutions in Egypt. One of the rarest and most important books on the Jewish community in Alexandria.

Rare. To the best of our knowledge, it has never appeared at auctions.

194, [6] p. Good condition.

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260. Chronicles of the Jewish community in Alexandria - Rare Publication - Dedicated by the author to the Rishon LeZion Rabbi Ben-Zion Hai Uziel