Lucette Lagnado, Memoirist of Jews in Old Cairo, Dies at 62
She and her family, whom she later wrote about, were among the last Jews to flee what she called a “cultural holocaust” and ended up in Brooklyn in the early 1960s.
The Times's great Sam Roberts writes a beautiful and fitting obituary forthe Journal's Lucette Lagnado
New York Times Books
Lucette Lagnado, a journalist and author whose memoirs chronicled her Jewish family’s longing for an exodus-in-reverse after an agonizing departure from Egypt to America in the early 1960s, has died at 62
The wonderful Lucette Lagnado, 1956-2019.