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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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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Krymchaks
The Krymchaks (Krymchak: sg. кърымчах - qrımçax, pl. кърымчахлар - qrımçaxlar) are an ethno-religious community of Crimea derived from Turkic-speaking adherents of Rabbinic Judaism. They have historic...
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...
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...
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...
Meshulam Riklis
Meshulam Riklis (born December 2, 1923) is an Israeli businessman.
Born in Istanbul, Riklis grew up in Tel Aviv before coming to the United States in 1947 with his first wife, Judith Stern, with w...
Dani Rodrik
Dani Rodrik (born August 14, 1957) is a Turkish economist and Albert O. Hirschman Professor of Social Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. He was previously on the fa...
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Mikhail Lifshitz
Mikhail Aleksandrovich Lifshitz (Russian: Михаи́л Алекса́ндрович Ли́фшиц; July 23, 1905, Melitopol, Tavria (Crimea) – September 28, 1983, Moscow) was an influential Soviet Marxian literary critic ...
Khazars
The Khazars (Greek: Χάζαροι, Hebrew: כוזרים (Kuzarim), Turkish: Hazarlar, Tatar: Xäzärlär, Arabic: خزر‎ (khazar), Russian: Хазары, Persian: خزر‎,Latin:...
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Shlomo Gazit
Shlomo Gazit (born Shlomo Weinstein, in 1926) is a retired Major General in the Israel Defense Forces and was in the past head of the intelligence service of the Israeli army, 1974–1978.Gazit was born...
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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 ...
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...
Dönmeh
Dönmeh (Turkish: Dönme) refers to a group of crypto-Jews in the Ottoman Empire who, to escape the inferior condition of dhimmis, converted publicly to Islam, but were said to have retained their b...
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Mikhail Gurevich (chess player)
Mikhail Naumovich Gurevich (born 22 February 1959, in Kharkiv, USSR) is a Soviet chess player. He lived in Belgium from 1991 to 2005 and since then resides in Turkey.Gurevich won the Ukrainian Chess C...
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Julius Martov
Julius Martov or L. Martov (Ма́ртов; real name Yuliy Osipovich Tsederbaum (Russian: Ю́лий О́сипович Цедерба́ум; [ˈjʉlʲɪj ˈosʲɪpəvʲɪtɕ tsɨdʲɪrˈbaʊm, ˈmartəf]) (November 24, 1873 – April 4, 1...
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Barzillai ben Baruch Jabez
Barzillai ben Baruch Jabez was a Turkish Talmudist of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.Jabez was a well-respected Talmudist and had many pupils, among whom were his son-in-law Judah Ashkenazi,...
Sami Levi
Sami Levi (born on April 13, 1981 in Istanbu) is the soloist of the Turkish band "Sefarad". He graduated in 1998 from the Göztepe Lisesi school in Istanbul.
Recently, he started his solo career, w...
Ruhama Avraham
Ruhama Avraham Balila (Hebrew: רוחמה אברהם בלילא‎, born 29 January 1964) is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Likud and Kadima between 2003 and 2013. She also h...
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Seyla Benhabib
Seyla Benhabib (born September 9, 1950) is a Turkish-American philosopher. She is Eugene Mayer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Yale University, and director of the program in Ethics, ...
Karataş, Izmir
Karataş (Ottoman Turkish: قره طاش) is a neighborhood of İzmir, Turkey, within the boundaries of the city's central metropolitan district of Konak. The neighborhood no longer has an official delimi...
Rav akçesi
Rav akçesi was a "rabbi tax" paid by Jewish communities in the Ottoman Empire. The origins of Rav akçesi are unclear; it has been suggested that it was one of two taxes imposed specifically on Jews, a...
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