Used to be an old Mizrahi community in Gaza City - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • DJStahl
    • 11.06.07 | 02:31 (IDT)

    The Jewish community in Gaza City existed for centuries. Many of the standard Sabbath z'miroth were composed there. Folded up in the early 20th C., perhaps around the same time as the old Jewish community in Hebron. Might make an interesting article for Haaretz. What happened to the old synagogue buildings? Why did it close up? What are the chances for Jews moving back and living there peacefully among Muslim neighbors?

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    First published 00:00 06.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 06.05.07
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