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Egypt to open lavish museum dedicated to Tutankhamun

Egypt will be open a massive state of the art museum in honor of the 100 years since the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb.

Egypt to open lavish museum dedicated to Tutankhamun

The face of evil (Beshalach)

In today’s terminology, the Egyptians were rational, the Amalekites were not. Only with rational actors there can be negotiated peace.

The face of evil (Beshalach)

Redemption from idolatry

As great as the destiny of the Jewish nation is, so is the intensity of its suffering from the exile in Egypt onwards to Divine Revelation..

Redemption from idolatry

Pesach in S’dom? Responding to Abuse

The first Passover experience doesn’t happen in Egypt, but happens actually in S’dom. There are, however, similarities.

Pesach in S’dom? Responding to Abuse

The Parsha and Current Events: The fate of our generation

There is a gene for hating Hashem’s chosen people passed on forever in the descendants of Esau and Ishmael. What does the future hold?

The Parsha and Current Events: The fate of our generation

Egypt urges calm after latest rocket attack

Egyptian officials call on Gaza groups to stop provocations and for Israel to accelerate arrangements agreed upon as part of May ceasefire.

Egypt urges calm after latest rocket attack

Can we handle big change?

In the Torah portion of Vaeira - Moses notifies Pharaoh that the Jewish people need to leave Egypt for 3 days to serve God.

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Shemot: Just ask

It took the lack of change after Pharaoh's death to dash Jewish hopes and cause them to ask for freedom.

Shemot: Just ask

Michigan woman working to restore Egypt’s Jewish cemeteries

Huntington Woods, Michigan resident Nancy Berman is working with NYC entrepreneur Joseph Douek to restore Cairo's three Jewish cemeteries.

Michigan woman working to restore Egypt’s Jewish cemeteries

The more things change..

Pharaoh's words are mirrored by every paranoid Jew hating ruler ever since - and there have been, and still are, many.

The more things change..

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood leader sent to life in prison

Cairo criminal court sentences acting supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood to life in prison for collaborating with Hamas.

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood leader sent to life in prison

Egypt detects three cases of Omicron

Three Egyptians test positive for Omicron variant on their return from overseas.

Egypt detects three cases of Omicron

Lapid: Israel and Egypt - a connection of strength

Foreign Minister Lapid sums up his visit to Cairo and the meetings he held with President Al-Sisi and Foreign Minister Shoukry.

Lapid: Israel and Egypt - a connection of strength

Lapid meets Egyptian president for 'long and warm meeting'

FM meets with El-Sisi at Al-Ittihadiya Palace. The two discuss Iranian attempts to gain nuclear capability and use of terror.

Lapid meets Egyptian president for 'long and warm meeting'

Egypt: 22 Islamists sentenced to death

Egyptian court sentences to death 22 Islamists for 54 attacks, including attempted assassination of former interior minister.

Egypt: 22 Islamists sentenced to death

Hamas planning fuel-to-cash scheme for Gaza civil servants

Hamas official says Qatar will send Gaza up to $10 million worth of Egyptian fuel a month, which the group will use to pay its employees.

Hamas planning fuel-to-cash scheme for Gaza civil servants

Qatar and Egypt to supply fuel and building materials to Gaza

Qatar and Egypt announce agreements to supply fuel and basic building materials to the Gaza Strip.

Qatar and Egypt to supply fuel and building materials to Gaza

Report: Egypt passed Israel a diplomatic document for ceasefire with Hamas

Document passed to Israelis connected to security, economic situation in Gaza, report says.

Report: Egypt passed Israel document for ceasefire with Hamas

Egypt flooded with dangerous scorpions

Due to hailstorm this weekend in Aswan, deadly scorpions were flushed out of hiding and into residents' homes, causing multiple casualties.

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Egyptian army to increase presence at Gaza border

Israeli and Egyptian military leaders meet to discuss shared security challenges, including in southern Gaza frontier.

Egyptian army to increase presence at Gaza border

Report: Hamas tape provides info on captive Israelis

Hamas will give recording to Egypt, providing additional details on condition of Israelis held in Gaza, Arab newspaper reports.

Report: Hamas tape provides info on captive Israelis

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's right-hand man: Bennett is a big change

Israeli Journalist speaks with Egypt's intelligence chief, who says that a long-term ceasefire with the Hamas would include a prisoner swap

President al-Sisi's right-hand man: Bennett is a big change

Egypt to lift state of emergency

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi announces the country’s state of emergency will be lifted for the first time since 2017.

Egypt to lift state of emergency

Sarah's role in the Hebrew Mission

What challenges was our matriarch Sarah forced to overcome in order to play her part in establishing the Hebrew nation with Avraham?

Sarah's role in the Hebrew Mission

Egypt: 32 men sent to prison for plotting to kill President

Egyptian military court upholds life sentences for 32 people accused of plotting to kill President Al-Sisi and former Saudi crown prince.

Egypt: 32 men sent to prison for plotting to kill President

Reports of truce agreement reached between Israel and Hamas

No Israeli sources have confirmed the reports as Egypt appears to be mediating between the two sides.

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Report: Truce with Hamas in Gaza is imminent

Turkish news agency reports of breakthrough in contacts between Hamas and Egypt.

Report: Truce with Hamas in Gaza is imminent

First time: Egyptair plane lands at Ben Gurion Airport

Egyptian national airline begins official flights to and from Israel after decades of using subsidiary without official logo.

First time: Egyptair plane lands at Ben Gurion Airport

FM Lapid speaks to Egyptian counterpart

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry express desire to advance the relationship between the countries.

FM Lapid speaks to Egyptian counterpart

US conditions only small part of Egypt aid on human rights

US to make available $300 million in aid for Egypt, $170 million of which will be released without conditions.

US conditions only small part of Egypt aid on human rights

EgyptAir to start operating direct flights to Tel Aviv

State-owned flag carrier of Egypt expected to operate Tel Aviv-Cairo route four times a week beginning in October.

EgyptAir to start operating direct flights to Tel Aviv

Netanyahu reveals how many meetings he held with Egyptian President

Following Bennett's meeting with Egyptian President, opposition leader reveals a number of secret meetings he held with the Egyptian leader.

Netanyahu reveals how many meetings he held with Al-Sisi

Egyptians provided separate dishes for PM's kosher meal

First meeting between the Prime Minister and the President of Egypt was defined as "warm and cordial".

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Bennett, el-Sisi discuss Iranian threat, Hamas

Political source reveals Israeli, Egyptian leaders discussed range of regional security issues in addition to enhancing economic ties.

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Bennett: Peace with Egypt basis for regional stability

PM returns from first meeting with Egyptian President el-Sisi. 'Meeting was very good and productive.'

Bennett: Peace with Egypt basis for regional stability

PM Bennett meets with Egyptian president in Sinai

Israeli Prime Minister to travel to Sinai to meet with President el-Sisi, following his invitation to visit Egypt.

PM Bennett meets with Egyptian president in Sinai

Report: Egypt warned Hamas of 'very violent' reaction to continued rocket fire

Egypt passes message from Israel to Gaza, warning Gaza terror groups to cease rocket fire.

Report: Egypt warned Hamas of 'very violent' reaction to rockets

Egypt attempting to revive Israel-PA peace talks

Egypt's intelligence service preparing to put the final touches on a "new peace initiative".

Egypt attempting to revive Israel-PA peace talks

PA groups blame Egypt for deaths of several men in tunnel

Several Palestinian Arab groups, including Hamas, accuse Egypt's army of killing three men in tunnel near the border area using toxic gas.

PA groups blame Egypt for deaths of several men in tunnel

PA report: Israeli relief for Gaza followed Egyptian pressure

Israel's recent relief measures for Gaza are directly linked to pressure by the US, Egypt and other countries, according to PA newspaper.

PA report: Israeli relief for Gaza followed Egyptian pressure