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Visits to Rabbi’s Tomb Raise Ire in Egypt

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/visits_to_rabbis_tomb_raise_ire_in_egypt_20100106

Every year, hundreds of Jews from around the world make a pilgrimage to visit the tomb of a revered rabbi in Egypt’s Nile Delta, located near the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria. This year, tensions between the Israelis and the Palestinians almost spoiled the holy event, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 9.

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