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In Egypt, joy and elation 30 years in the making

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/in_egypt_joy_and_elation_30_years_in_the_making_20110216

There was disappointment and sadness hours earlier. Some people, thousands in fact, had already camped outside the presidential palace to force the president to leave. Others vowed to continue to stay in the square of the Egyptian capital, braving the cold, and sometimes the rains, until the man who had ruled them with an iron fist for 30 years left office and was brought to justice. Some lost faith. Others mumbled words about their burning desire to change their country.

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