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Go on a Jewish heritage tour in Egypt, the country that holds a mythological place in Jewish history, from the era of the Pharaohs all the way to the departure of most of the community after the creation of the state of Israel.
But Jewish travel in Egypt is more than the story of Moses.
Discover Old Cairo marketplaces full of delicious food and beautiful textiles, look out on majestic valleys where ancient pyramids jut out in the distance, walk through some of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, and take a boat ride down the Nile as you explore a land steeped in history.
Home to Jewish heritage sites in Egypt like the Ibn Ezra Synagogue where the Cairo Geniza was discovered, the Ibn Tulun Synagogue, and Mount Sinai, Jewish travel in this spectacular country is unique and eye-opening.
See the famous pyramids of Giza, the monuments of Thebes, and visit the Egyptian Museum, where you’ll find the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities.
On a Jewish heritage tour in Egypt, Climb Mt. Sinai, the biblical birthplace of the Jewish people. See the temple of Hatshepsut, the only female pharaoh who dressed and ruled as if she were a king.
Wander through narrow marketplaces and synagogues in old Cairo, and marvel at ancient temples and hieroglyphics. Sail a felucca around the islands of Aswan. The ancient and modern come together on this unforgettable Jewish tour to Egypt.
Jewish heritage tours in Egypt are unforgettable, magical, and an opportunity to see some of the great wonders of the world.
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