Aaron Ross


'Jews of Egypt' Rides Bumpy Road to Premiere

By Aaron Ross

'Jews of Egypt' Rides Bumpy Road to Premiere
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.Read More


Brave Film Tells Story of Egypt and Its Jews

By Aaron Ross

Brave Film Tells Story of Egypt and Its Jews
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.Read More


Egypt Unrest Undermines Welcome to Business

By Aaron Ross

Egypt Unrest Undermines Welcome to Business
Hungry for investment, Egypt welcomed a big American business delegation. But days later, anti-Western riots tore across the country, underlining questions about stability.Read More


Doing Business With Mohamed Morsi

By Aaron Ross

Doing Business With Mohamed Morsi
More than 100 American business executives descended on Cairo to discuss new investments in Egypt’s beleaguered economy. The four-day mission, hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt and the U.S.-Egypt Business Council, contains representatives from some of the United States’ largest corporations, including Boeing, Citigroup, ExxonMobil, and Microsoft, along with officials from the Obama administration.Read More






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