History of the Bassal family

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In the early 1920’s Faragallah Bassal, member of the Levantine‘s community in Aleppo, Syria, married the young Turkish Elvira Toutounji. The new couple then emigrated, with Faragallah’s brothers, to Egypt, where they reached a land of multiple opportunities. But they ran out of money quickly, and had to ask for help. The group sent a telegram to their family […]