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April 5, 2012 8:57 am

Israeli Embassy Cancels Seder in Egypt, First Time Since 1979 Peace Treaty

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Ynet – For the first time since the 1979 peace treaty, the Israeli ambassador to Egypt will not be holding a Passover seder in the ambassador’s residence in Cairo, Yedioth Ahronoth reported.

For 30 years, dozens of guests were invited to take part in a traditional seder dinner at the ambassador’s residence including Jewish diplomats and Israeli businessmen.

However, since last September when an angry mob stormed the embassy building, the embassy has scaled down its activities.

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