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 Internees at Abu Zaabal and Tora Prison Camps

 

This is partial list of 350 Egyptian Jews interned in Abu Zaabal prison in 1967 due to the Six Day war, 165 Rabbanit and 185 Karaites Jews. According to Jacques H Douek son of Rabbi Haiim Douek the last chief Rabbi of Egypt there was close to 500 internees in Abu Zaabal and Tora prison camps.

 All had to leave their families behind. None of them committed any crime, and none of them have been convicted of a crime except that they were Jews.

 All were born in Egypt and held Egyptian Nationality, All suffered humiliation at the hands of their guards with no regards to the clergy or to minors. Even men such as the Chief Rabbi of Alexandria Rabbi Jacques (Jacob) Nefoussi was among them.)

 The rooms were cramped with no beds and no utilities for sanitation. Many served up to three years before being released. The events were covered by the French magazine L’express “Les Juifs de Nasser” (translated) “Nasser’s Jews” and by a personal account of Marc Kheder My Life in Abu Zaabal and Tora

 If you know of someone that we have missed please provide us with the details. We are also collecting personal experiences please be as clear as possible when providing any information. You may write us in any language. Some have a difficult time reliving these painful memories, and have asked not to be identified.  We respect their privacy.
It is important to document these events for our children.

 We also would like to mention that many were also interned after the 1948  and the 1956 wars. We will make those names available as they are provided.

 The HSJE would like to thank all those that provided those names as they remember. This page would stand as a cornerstone for the needless suffering of a community because they were Jews. ( List updated October 19, 2008 )

 

First Name Last Name Comment
1 1. Abd El Hai El Tahhan  
2. Abdel Aziz Salem Brother Of The Egyptian Artiste Nagoua Salem)
3 3. Abraham Gabay  
4. Adel Dabbah  
5. Albert Babani  
6. Albert Benjamin
7 Albert Farhi  
8. Albert Gloomek  
9. Albert Hanin  
10  10. Albert Mounir  
11  11. Albert Nahmad  
12  12. Albert Sasson  
13  13. Albert Setton Setton  
14  14. Amin Khadr Khadr  
15  15. Amin Lichaa Lichaa  
16  16. Amin Pessah Pessah  
17  17. Androo De Botton De Botton  
18  18. Aslan Hamaoui Hamaoui  
19  19. Azra El Halawani Halawani  
20  20. Azra Rakib Rakib  
21  21. Barakat El Gamil El Gamil  
22  22. Ben Gebly Gebby  
23  23. Benny Melamette Melamette  
24  24. Bernard Korsonsky Korsonsky  
25  25. Borrisse Levy Levy  
26  26. Caco Benia Benia  
27  27. Charles Douek Douek  
28  28. Charles Mizrahi Mizrahi  
29  39. Charles Vivante Vivante  
30  30. David Aboulaffia Aboulaffia  
31  31. David Barouk Barouk  
32  32. David Gabay Gabay  
33  33. David Hanin Hanin  
34  34. David Maxonne Maxonne  
35  35. David Melamette Melamette  
36  36. David Ouzer Ouzer  
37  37. David Takoumi Takoumi  
38  38. David El Gamil El Gamil  
39  39. Doctor Lechaa Lechaa  
40  40. Edward Nahmad Nahmad  
41  41. Edy Pinto Pinto  
42  42. Elie Cohen Cohen  
43  43. Elie Cohen There Was Two Cohen There was two
44 44. Elie Dancour Dancour  
45  45. Elie Grasso Grasso  
46  46. Elie Habib Habib  
47  47. Elie Roditti    
48  48. Elie El Tahanne El Tahanne  
49  49. Elie Safdeya Safdeya  
50  50. Emiel Habib Habib  
51  51. Emile Metwalli Metwali  
52  52. Farag Chehata Farag Chehata Farag  
53  53. Farag Shabetai Shabetai  
54  54. Farouk Shabetai Dr. Shabetai Dr.
55  55. Fouad Dabbah Dabbah  
56  56. Fouad Habib Habbib (An Old Guy From Alexandria 81 Years Old With His Two Sons The Yougest Was 17 Year Last Name Were Nelson )
57 57. Fouad Hamouli Hamouli (Son Of An Old Egyptina Singer Abdou Hamouli)
58 58. Fouad Metwalli Metwali  
59  59. Fouli Cohen Cohen  
60  60. Freddy Cohen Cohen  
61  61. Galal   The Father Of Mohsen Galal
62 62. Habib Chehata El Sabanne El Sabanne  
63  63. Habib Selim Selim  
64  64. Henry Melamette Melamette  
65  65. Henry Michalovitche Michalovitche  
66  66. Ibrahim Cohen Cohen  
67  67. Ibrahim El Saulle El Saulle  
68  68. Ibrahim Mizrahi Mizrahi  
69  69. Ibrahim Saleh Saleh  
70  70. Isac Bennayem Bennayem  
71  71. Isac Yael Yael  
72  72. Isac Zaki Mourad Mourad The Brother Of Laila Mourad
73 73. Ismail Fouad Fouad  
74  74. Ismail Hosny Hosny  
75  75. Ives Aghion Aghion  
76  76. Izi Kroup Kroup  
77  77. Jack Douek Douek  
78  78. Jacque Hazan Hazan  
79  79. Jacques Benjamin Benjamin  
80  80. Jacques Blumenzweit Blumenzweit  
81  81. Jacques Bondy Bondy  
82  82. Jacques Chammaa Chammaa  
83  83. Jacques Ferro Ferro  
84  84. Jacques Hendalli Hendali  
85  85. Jacques Manni Manni  
86  86. Jacques Masri Masri  
87  87. Jacques Melamette Melamette  
88  88. Jacques Messeka Messeka  
89  89. Jacques Nahmoka Nahmoka  
90  90. Jacques Nefoussi Nefoussi Chief Rabbi Of Alexandria
91 91. Jacques Pessah Pessah  
92  92. Jacques Rizental Rizental  
93  93. Jacques Rousso Rousso  
94  94. Jacques Sasson Sasson  
95  95. Jacques Balasiano Balasiano  
96  96. Jacques Cherbbitte Cherbbitte  
97  97. James De Botton De Botton  
98  98. Joe Gamil Gamil  
99  99. Joe Mawasse Mawasse  
100  100. Joey Maurice Samy Samy  
101  101. Joseph Gabay Gabay  
102  102. Joseph Masri Masri  
103  103. Joseph Pessah Pessah  
104  104. Joseph Argy Argy  
105  105. Leito Marzouk Marzouk  
106  106. Lieto Salem Salem  
107  107. Marc Vitali Vitali  
108  108. Marco Chatah. Chatah  
109  109. Marco Gabbay Gabbay  
110  110. Marco Hazan Hazan  
111  111. Marco Magar Magar  
112  112. Marco Masri Masri  
113  113. Marco Medina Medina  
114  114. Marco Neffoussi Nefoussi  
115  125. Marco Salama Slama  
116  116. Marzouk Lieto Lieto  
117  117. Maurice Abadi Abadi  
118  118. Maurice De Bouton De Bouton  
119  119. Maurice Farhi Farhi  
120  120. Maurice Hazan Hazan  
121  121. Maurice Lichaa Lichaa  
122  122. Maurice Manni Manni  
123  123. Maurice Maxonne Maxonne  
124  124. Maurice Sabanne Sabanne  
125  125. Max Koloniano Koloniano  
126  126. Max Waiche Waiche  
127  127. Mayer Cohen Cohen  
128  128. Mayer Talgam Talgam  
129  129. Mimi Harari Harari  
130  130. Mohsen Gallal. Gallal  
131  131. Mordokhay Gagay Gagay  
132  132. Mourad {Marco} Khadr Khadr  
133  133. Mourad Eli Eli Connu Par Galal
134 134. Mourad Mohser Mohser  
135  135. Mourad Moshe Moshe (Mohsen)
136 136. Moussa El Dabah El Dabah  
137  137. Moussa El Kodsi El Kodsi  
138  138. Moussa Gebli Gebdi  
139  139. Moussa Lechaa Lechaa  
140  140. Moussa Salama Salama  
141  141. Nessim Adsse Adsse  
142  142. Nessim Bitton Bitton  
143  143. Nessim Chaachoue Chaachoue  
144  144. Nessim Cohen – Cohen  
145  145. Nessim Nada Nadia  
146  146. Nisso Benjamin Benjamin  
147  147. Nisso Fresco Fresco  
148  148. Paul Ismaloume Ismaloume  
149  149. Rafla El Masri El Masri  
150  150. Rahminne Moreno Moreno  
151  151. Ramsisse Ebbo Ebbo  
152  152. Robert Toti Toti  
153  153. Robert Toti Toti  
154  154. Roby Cohen Cohen  
155  155. Roger Abadi Abadi  
156  156. Saad El Dabbah El Dabbah  
157  157. Saad El Dabbah El Dabbah Son Of Daoud Hosni The Composer
158 158. Sabet Leito Leito  
159  159. Salama Loumy Loumy  
160  160. Salami Chouly Chouly  
161  161. Salamon Mamane Mamane  
162  162. Salomon Balasiano Balassiano  
163  163. Salomon Moussa Moussa  
164  164. Salomon Nadaf Nadaf  
165  165. Salomon Bitton Bitton  
166  166. Sami Achere Achere  
167  167. Sami Cohen Cohen  
168  168. Sami Hanin_ Hanin  
169  169. Sami Magar Magar  
170  170. Sami Sabet Mangoubi Mangoubi  
171  171. Sami Seroure Seroure  
172  172. Sami Tacoumi Tacoumi  
173  173. Sasson Levy Levy  
174  174. Soliman El Gazzar El Gazzar  
175  175. Soliman Menahem Menahem  
176  176. Soliman Mounir Mounir  
177  177. Solimanne Gabay Gabay  
178  178. Sousou Dankour Dankour  
179  179. Sousou Talgam Talgam  
180  180. Tito Hassine Hassine  
181  181. Toto Abadi Abadi  
182  182. Victor Bitton Bitton  
183  183. Victor Hanein Hanein  
184  184. Victor Mizrahi Mizrahi  
185  185. Victor Youssef Saleh Saleh  
186  186. Vita Dabah Dabah  
187  187. Vitali Chalom Chalom  
188  188. Willy Chapira Chapira  
189  189. Yallouze Gamil Gamil  
190  190. Youssef Gallal Gallal  
191  191. Youssef Masri – Masri  
192  192. Youssef Matatia Marzouk Marzouk  
193  193. Youssef Pessah Pessah  
194  194. Zaki Charbitte – Charbitte  
195  195. Zaki El Gamil El Gamil  
196  196. Zaki Ibrahim Ibrahim  
197  197. Zaki Kattane Kattane  
198  198. Zaki Lechaa Lechaa  
199  199. Zaki Marzouk Marzouk  
200  200. Zaki Morad Morad  
201  201. Zaki Salama Salama  

 


 

     

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