A Vanished World The Cabo de Buena Esperanza, the ship that took Jacques and Etty to São Paulo after they got off the Achilleus in Italy. The coast of Alexandria in an undated photo. The front garden of Cairo’s Mena House. Sidi Bishr beach in Alexandria. A crowded streetcar in Cairo in the 1940s. An Egyptian street peddler in the mid-1930s. Generations Before Jacques Jacques’s maternal uncle, Maurice Beja, with his older son, René, his younger son, Robert, and his daughter, Mathilde. Jacques’s paternal uncle, Vitali Sardas, with his wife, Pauline (née Cohen). Jacques’s maternal aunt Clarisse Beja at her wedding to Jacques Bitran. Jacques’s mother and father in 1923. Jacques’s father and his helper, Abdul Meguid, selling fabrics. Etty’s father’s store in Alexandria in the early 1950s. Jacques and his Generation Jacques with his dog Roy in the mid-1950s. Jacques with his friends Elie Masri (left) and Maurice Samama in Cairo. Maurice Samama, his wife, Vetta, and their son, Bertie, stand next to Etty, holding her and Jacques’s oldest daughter, Dora, in 1957 in São Paulo. Chuck Pilliod gives Jacques a pin commemorating his five-year anniversary at Goodyear in São Paulo, 1962. Jacques and Etty with their four daughters in São Paulo: from left, Isabela, Claudia, Dora, and Marianne. Generations After Jacques Jacques’s daughters in Florida: from left, Dora, Claudia, Isabela, and Marianne. Marianne’s daughter, Jessica, walking with Jacques in 1984. Dora’s children, Léa and Raphael, in Martinique. Jacques and Etty with Isabela’s sons, Sam (left) and Zachary. Claudia’s three children: from left, Jake, Rachel, and David. Jacques and David at their bar mitzvah, 2010.