Modern Egypt: Renaissance on the Nile?
Hosted By: Park Avenue Synagogue
As part of Park Avenue Synagogue’s Magic Carpet Mondays travel series, their second virtual visit to Egypt launches when Napoleon conquers the country in 1799 and continues through today. This dynamic era includes the rapid development of Cairo, discovery of the Ben Ezra Geniza, independence from British colonialism, and both war and peace with Israel. Reflecting on the political change of the Arab Spring, they will conclude with the conflict with Ethiopia and Sudan regarding the Grand Renaissance Dam, a new high dam on the Nile River.
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