Egypt’s Jewish Community Shrank To 6 Women

 

Egyptians gather inside Shaar Hashamayim synagogue as they wait to break their fast in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. The Jewish community in Egypt hosted for the first time an Iftar party, evening meal when Muslims break their fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Egyptians gather inside Shaar Hashamayim synagogue as they wait to break their fast in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. The Jewish community in Egypt hosted for the first time an Iftar party, evening meal when Muslims break their fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Lucy Saul, an Egyptian Jewish who lived in Cairo, passed away yesterday. According to the Jewish community leader, Magda Tania Silvera, the Jewish community in Egypt now shrinks to six elderly women.

 

 

Silvera’s post reads:

 

Today the Jewish community in Cairo lost one of its members, Lucy, who was known among the enthusiasts in the field of cinema. Lucy was a tirelessat attending the screenings in the theatres, especially the film festivals and plastic art exhibitions. She educated herself with culture by herself. She fluently spoke in Arabic, French, English and Italian. She was loving, generous, intellectual and very humorous and lighthearted.

We wil miss you, Lucy.

We are now six women.

 

Lucy’s funeral will be held on Sunday at 10 a.m.

 

WE SAID THIS: Rest in peace, Lucy.

 

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