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Egyptian Jews according to Egyptians

“Hassan, Marcos and Cohen” is an Egyptian classical movie produced in 1954 which portrayed the Egyptian society of that time based on the major three Egyptian sects; Muslims, Christians and Jews. Many Jews had left Egypt already by that time, but nearly half of the 80,000 Egyptian Jews remained hoping that relationship between Arabs and Jews will go back to normal and they will continue living by each other again. Nearly 50 years later a new movie was produced titled “Hassan and Marcos”, Cohen is no longer a partner and the world is already worried that soon Hassan may be starring alone. Many of you western readers already know what happened to Cohen; imprisonment, torture, confiscation and finally expulsion. But what I’m writing about here is what Egyptians say that happened to Cohen. The Egyptian official narrative of what happened to Egyptian Jewry is yet another evidence of how Arab governments forger Middle Eastern history in order to corrupt the minds of millions with hatred. T…