Menu JTA Search

News Brief

Download PDF for this date

An Egyptian court banned a Jewish festival that takes place at a pilgrimage site because it says the festival endangers public morals. In the past two decades, thousands of Jews have visited the tomb of a 19th-century Moroccan Jew for an eight-day pilgrimage.

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