This day in Jewish history / Cairo bomb blast kills 22 Jews
The explosion was part of a wave of attacks that prompted Jewish emigration from Egypt.
On June 20, 1948, a bomb detonated in the Karaite Quarter of Cairo killed 22 Jews and wounded another 41. As part of a series of attacks on the city’s Jewish population, the event gave a significant push to an ongoing wave of emigration of Jews from Egypt.
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