Foundation of Synagogue Land in Heliopolis
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Foundation of Synagogue Land in Heliopolis

Rabbi Aaron Bensimon laid the foundation for a new synagogue at Heliopolis. This city, which has the interesting legend that Moses attended Pharoh’s academy there, has at the present time a Jewish population of 350 families.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund