The director of ‘Jews of Egypt’ was planning a guerilla campaign to show the controversial documentary after it was banned. But the Egyptian government unexpectedly had a change of heart.
The goal of ‘Jews of Egypt’ is to disentangle Judaism from Zionism in a country where Jews lived in peace and prosperity for centuries, until the founding of Israel.
Hungry for investment, Egypt welcomed a big American business delegation. But days later, anti-Western riots tore across the country, underlining questions about stability.