Iraqi Jews
The Jews in Iraq (Hebrew: יְהוּדִים בָּבְלִים, Babylonian Jews, Yehudim Bavlim, Arabic: يهود العراق‎ Yahūd al-ʿIrāq) is documented from the time of the Babylonian captivity c. 586 BC. Iraqi ...
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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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Adiabene
Adiabene (from the Ancient Greek Ἀδιαβηνή, Adiabene, itself derived from Classical Syriac: ܚܕܝܐܒ, Ḥaḏy’aḇ or Ḥḏay’aḇ, Old Persian: Nodshirakan, Armenian: Նոր Շիրական, Nor Shirakan) was an ancient ...
Kadoorie family
The Kadoorie family (Arabic: خضوري‎) are a wealthy family, originally Mizrahi Jews from Baghdad. From the mid-18th century they were established in Bombay India, becoming one of the wealthi...
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Sassoon family
The Sassoon family, also known as "the Rothschilds of the East" due to their supreme past wealth, is a famous family of Iraqi Jewish descent and international renown. It was based in Baghdad, Iraq, be...
Sassoon family - Wikipedia
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...
Yehezkel Zakai
Yehezkel Zakai (Hebrew: יחזקאל זכאי‎, born 24 April 1932) is an Israeli former politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the Alignment between 1977 and 1984.
Born in Kurdistan...
Eliyahu Gabai
Eliyahu "Eli" Gabai (Hebrew: אליהו "אלי" גבאי‎, born 5 January 1943) is an Israeli former politician. He served as a member of the Knesset for the National Religious Party from 1996 until 19...
Aryeh Bibi
Aryeh Bibi (Hebrew: אריה ביבי‎, born 28 April 1943) is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Kadima between 2009 and 2013.
Born in Baghdad in Iraq in 1943, Bibi...
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Dodai ben Nahman
Dodai ben Nahman (Hebrew : דודאי בן נחמן or Rav Dorai, Hebrew: רב דוראי) was a Babylonian-Jewish scholar of the eighth century CE and gaon of the Talmudic academy at Pumbedita (761–764). Li...
Anan ben David
Anan Ben David (c. 715 - c. 795) (Hebrew: ענן בן דוד‎) is widely considered to be a major founder of the Karaite movement of Judaism. His followers were called Ananites and, like modern Karaite...
Ilana Cohen
Ilana Cohen (Hebrew: אילנה כהן‎, born 16 November 1943) is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for One Nation and the Labor Party from 2003 until 2006.
Born...
Yitzhak Kaduri
Yitzchak Kaduri (Hebrew: יצחק כדורי, Arabic: اسحق قدوري‎), also spelled Kadouri, Kadourie, Kedourie; "Yitzhak" (died January 28, 2006), was a renowned Mizrahi Haredi rabbi and kabbalist who ...
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Efraim Shalom
Efraim Shalom (Hebrew: אפרים שלום‎, born 17 January 1934) is an Israeli former politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the Alignment between 1984 and 1988. He was a prominent fi...
Rita Katz
Rita Katz (born 1963) is a terrorism analyst and the co-founder of the Search for International Terrorist Entities (SITE) Intelligence Group, a private intelligence firm based in Washington, DC.The In...
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N. J. Dawood
Nessim Joseph Dawood (27 August 1927 – 20 November 2014) was an Iraqi translator best known for his English translation of the Koran.Nessim Joseph Dawood was born in Baghdad to a Jewish family. His re...
Lior Narkis
Lior Narkis (Hebrew: ליאור נרקיס‎; born November 8, 1976 in Holon, Israel) is a male Israeli singer. He was born to a mixed Iraqi and Serbian Jewish family.
He was born to Iraqi father D...
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Mordechai Ben-Porat
Mordechai Ben-Porat (Hebrew: מרדכי בן-פורת‎, born Mordechai Kezaz on 12 September 1923) is a former Israeli politician who served as Minister without Portfolio from July 1982 until January 1...
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Ari Ben-Menashe
Ari Ben-Menashe (Hebrew: ארי בן מנשה; born Tehran, 4 December 1951) is an Iranian-born Israeli businessman, security consultant and author. An employee of Israel's Military Intelligence Directorate fr...
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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History of the Jews in Iraq
The Jews in Iraq (Hebrew: יְהוּדִים בָּבְלִים, Babylonian Jews, Yehudim Bavlim, Arabic: يهود العراق‎ Yahūd al-ʿIrāq) is documented from the time of the Babylonian captivity c. 586 BC. Iraqi ...
History of the Jews in Iraq - Wikipedia
David Petel
David Petel (Hebrew: דוד פתל‎, born 6 September 1921) is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Mapai and its successors from 1959 until 1969.
Born in Basr...
Sasson Gabai
Sasson Gabai (Hebrew: ששון גבאי Arabic: ساسون جاباي‎; born 24 November 1947) is an Israeli actor. Winner of an Ophir Award, Asia Pacific Screen Award, European Film Awards and Jerusalem Film...
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J. F. R. Jacob
Jacob-Farj-Rafael "JFR" Jacob (born 1923) is a retired Indian Army Lieutenant General. He is best known for the role he played in India's victory in the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971 and the Liberation of...