Authorities in Alexandria are preparing plans for the restoration of the city’s only Jewish monument.
The synagogue on Nabi Daniel street is one of Egypt’s most important Jewish historical sites.
The scheme will be carried out by Cairo University’s Center for Antiquities and Environment Studies, with the assistance of various experts.
Ali Hilal, project manager at the Supreme Council for Antiquities, said it is among the most notable current preservation plans for Egyptian monuments.
Israel National News
Egypt plans to restore Alexandria's lone remaining active synagogue, the Eliahou Hanabi Synagogue – the city's “only Jewish monument,” according to a report published in the Al Masry Al Youm newspaper.
Located on Nebi Daniel Street, the synagogue was hailed in the report as “one of Egypt's most important Jewish historical sites.”
The renovations are to be carried out by Cairo University's Center for Antiquities and Environment Studies, according to the report, which noted that “all Egyptian Jewish monuments” are to be renovated.
Ali Hilal, project manager at the Supreme Council for Antiquities, said the sites were considered a part of Egypt's heritage.