Blogs in May 2020

Diary of a Jewish Muslim 3rd May 2020

Egyptian Muslims and Jews were not always at odds. Before the Arab Israeli wars, before the mass exodus of Jews from Egypt, there was harmony. Spanning the 1930s to the 1960s, this sweeping novel accompanies Galal, a young boy...

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Menorahs and Minarets 3rd May 2020

In the third part of Kamal Ruhayyim’s trilogy, Galal, the son of a mixed Jewish/Muslim family returns to Egypt after ten years in Paris. What he finds is a society in flux, yet still stifled by convention. As his...

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