Tag Archives: Egypt

The Magnificent Clash of Cultures

“Miss Judy, will you come on Thursday to share our bread and salt, as we say?” “Oh, thank you for the invitation.  I would love to come.  But bread and salt are all I will share, because in the evening … Continue reading

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A Community of Displaced People

Alexandria, Egypt.  Summer, 1966, during the Six Day War. 4.am. We arose silently, dressed, gathered our meagre belongings and went outside. The police, also silent, led us into their waiting cars, the engines idling softly, ready to move.. Then quietly, … Continue reading

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