History of the Jews in Turkey
The history of the Jews in Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye Yahudileri, Turkish Jews; Hebrew: יהדות טורקיה‎, Ladino: Djudios Turkos) covers the 2,400 years that Jews have lived in what is now Tu...
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History of the Jews in Greece
Jews have been present in Greece since at least the fourth century BC. The oldest and the most characteristic Jewish group that has inhabited Greece are the Romaniotes, also known as "Greek Jews". How...
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History of the Jews in the Ottoman Empire
Jews lived in the geographic area of Asia Minor (modern Turkey, but more geographically either Anatolia or Asia Minor) for more than 2,400 years. Initial prosperity in Hellenistic times faded under Ch...
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Romaniotes
The Romaniote Jews or Romaniots (Greek: Ρωμανιῶτες, Rōmaniōtes) are a Jewish community with distinctive cultural features and who have lived in the territory of Greece and neighboring areas for mo...
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Antisemitism in Turkey
Antisemitism in Turkey refers to acts of hostility against Jews in the Republic of Turkey, as well as the promotion of antisemitic views and beliefs in that country.
Jews have been living on the t...
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Alhambra Decree
The Alhambra Decree (also known as the Edict of Expulsion) was an edict issued on 31 March 1492 by the joint Catholic Monarchs of Spain (Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon) ordering the ...
Alhambra Decree - Wikipedia
Single-party period of the Republic of Turkey
The single-party period of the Republic of Turkey began with the formal establishment of the country in 1923. The Republican People's Party (CHP) was the only party between 1923 and 1945, when the Nat...
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Israel-Turkey relations
Israeli–Turkish relations refer to the bilateral ties between Israel and Turkey. Israel–Turkey relations were formalized in March 1949. Turkey was the first Muslim majority country to recognize the St...
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History of the Jews in the Byzantine Empire
The history of the Jews in the Byzantine Empire has been well-recorded and preserved.
The juridical standing of the Jews of the Byzantine Empire was unique during the entire history of the Empire;...
Sabbateans
Sabbateans (Sabbatians) is a complex general term that refers to a variety of followers of, disciples and believers in Sabbatai Zevi (1626–1676), a Jewish rabbi who was proclaimed to be the Jewish Mes...
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Latin Empire
The Empire of Romania (Latin: Imperium Romaniae), more commonly known in historiography as the Latin Empire (Greek: Λατινική Αυτοκρατορία) or Latin Empire of Constantinople, was a feudal Crusa...
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Moses Hamon
Moses Hamon (Granada, c. 1490 – 1567) (Amon) was the son of Joseph Hamon, born in Spain. Going with his father to Constantinople, he became physician to Sultan Sulaiman I. This "famous prince an...
Zerahiah the Greek
Rabbi Zerachiah the Greek (in Hebrew, Zerachiah ha-Yavani or ha-Yewani; sometimes known by the acronymistic nickname "Ra'Za'H") was a Greek-Jewish ethicist who resided in the Byzantine Empire in the t...
Bea Benaderet
Beatrice “Bea” Benaderet (April 4, 1906 – October 13, 1968) was an American actress born in New York City and reared in San Francisco, California. Her major breaks in radio came on The Jack Benny Prog...
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Üzeyir Garih
Üzeyir Garih (1929, Istanbul-August 25, 2001, Istanbul) was a prominent Turkish Jewish businessman and a cofounder of Alarko Holding.
Üzeyir Garih was born in İstanbul on 28 June 1929. He graduate...
Mayor Synagogue (Bursa)
Mayor Synagogue (or Synagogue Mejor) is a synagogue on Arap Şükrü Street in Bursa, Turkey. It was founded by Jews who settled in the Ottoman Empire after being expelled from Majorca. The present buil...
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Victoria Kamhi
Victoria Kamhi de Rodrigo, Marquise of the Jardines de Aranjuez (1905 Istanbul, Turkey – 21 July 1997) was a Turkish pianist of Sephardic Jewish heritage, and the wife of the Spanish composer Joa...
Jacob Hagis
Jacob Hagiz (1620–1674) was a Jewish Talmudist born of a Sephardi Jewish family at Fez. Ḥagiz's teacher was David Karigal (Ḳorban Minḥah, No. 105), who afterward became his father-in-law. About 1646 Ḥ...
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Munis Tekinalp
Moiz Cohen (1883 Serres, Salonica Vilayet, Ottoman Empire–1961 Nice, France) was a Turkish writer and philosopher of Pan-Turkism movement. Born to a Jewish family, he changed later his name to Munis T...
Maír José Benardete
Maír José Benardete (born 1895 in Dardanelles, Turkey--died 1989 in the United States) was a scholar of Sephardic studies and was a long-time Professor of Spanish and Sephardic Studies at Brooklyn Col...
David Asseo
Chief Rabbi David Asseo (1914 – July 14, 2002) was the Hakham Bashi (or Chief Rabbi) of the Republic of Turkey from 1960 until his death in 2002.Chief Rabbi David Asseo was the second longest serving ...
Mordecai Comtino
Mordecai ben Eliezer Comtino (lived at Adrianople and Constantinople; died in the latter city between 1485 and 1490) was a Turkish Jewish Talmudist and scientist.The earliest date attached to any of h...
Moris Farhi
(Musa) Moris Farhi MBE (born 1935, Ankara, Turkey) is a Turkish author who has been vice-president of International PEN since 2001.
Farhi was born in Ankara, Turkey, in 1935. Farhi received B.A. i...