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Israel's Ambassador to Egypt Yaakov Amitai is surrounded by... News PhotoAmbassador,Arrival,Bodyguard,Cairo,Egypt,Funeral,Horizontal,Israel,Judaism,Middle East,Minority Groups,President,Religion,Respect,Security,SpeechPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIsrael's Ambassador to Egypt Yaakov Amitai (C) is surrounded by bodyguards as he arrives to deliver a speech during the funeral of the president of the Egyptian Jewish Community Carmen Weinstein at the Adly Synagogue on April 18, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Carmen Weinstein, the leader of Egypt's tiny remaining Jewish community, died on Saturday at the age of 84, a friend and lawyer said. Weinstein, who fought for the preservation of Jewish synagogues and heritage sites in Egypt, died of natural causes, said Magda Haroun, one of the few Jews left in the Arab country. AFP PHOTO/KHALED DESOUKI (Photo credit should read KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)