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Genealogy oriented

Resources in Egypt

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General Sites

Bassatine News - Cairo Jewish Community website.

Friends of the Jewish Community in Cairo

Historical Society of Jews from Egypt

Congregation Ahaba Ve Ahva (Egyptian Jews in NYC)

Genizah documents from Cairo's Ben Ezra synagogue
The Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit at Cambridge University

Samir Raafat's excellent articles about Cairo's Jews

Karaite Jews from Egypt - including 11,000 person family tree

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Malka, Jeffrey S.
Sephardic Genealogy:
Discovering Your Sephardic Ancestors and Their World.

Avotaynu, 2002.
Indispensible. The ONLY comprehensive book for Sephardic Genealogy. -- History, research methods, archives, surnames, maps, bibliography, and more. (Includes Holland, St. Thomas, St. Croix and Nevis, Curacao, St Eustatia, St Maarten, Jamaica, Argentina, Brazil, etc.).

Laskier, Michael M.

The Jews of Egypt. 1920-1970.
NY Univ Press, 1992.
The last decades of the the Jewish community of Egypt.

Malka, Eli

Jacob's Children in the Land of the Mahdi. Jews of the Sudan.
Syracuse University Press 1997.
Only book in existence on this Sephardic community, which is largely composed of Jews from Egypt. Names and photos. Contains a full listing of all Jewish marriages in the Sudan with dates.

For a more complete extensive bibliography

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