The George Nungovich Egyptian Hotels Cv., Grand Continental Hotel & D’Angleterre,
Yesterday morning after breakfast I met the Russian Consul and various local celebrities and then our
After lunch Hazan, the Z.C agent, a friend of his, Van V., and I took a train up the
Yesterday eve I was called for by Mrs. Golding, who took me to
This morning I breakfasted with Shapiro, whom I had left at
Van V. had lunch with me. He left this eve at 6 for
I was planning to go to the pyramids this afternoon but it was too hot so I deferred it until tomorrow morning – and shall go with the younger Weitzman.
Instead I visited an American Charge d’Affairs. He proved to be a nice young man named Gottlieb from N.Y.C. and a Jew. We had a bitter Zionist discussion for over an hour which I hope resulted in another Zionist, but actually netted me an invitation to a meal. He opposed the idea mainly because he had never given it any thought, but secondly because he felt that the movement was a distinctly religious one, and Jewish religion is out of date for practical use.
This evening on returning home I received another invitation – a Mr. & Mrs. McDonald, Americans, whom I met night before last at the dance, invited me for supper tomorrow – I have not accepted yet as Mosseri & Saphir must be in town by now and I am anxious to meet the family of the former – which is the leading Jewish clan in Egypt.
I cabled you yesterday to find out what you thought about my taking a trip to
This eve I plan to go to some Egyptian theatre-
Lots of love,