Syrian Jews
Syrian Jews (Hebrew: יהודי סוריה‎, Arabic: اليهود السوريون‎) are Jews who lived in the region of the modern state of Syria, and their descendants born outside Syria. Syrian Jews derive...
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History of the Jews in Syria
Syrian Jews derive their origin from two groups: those who inhabited Syria from early times and the Sephardim who fled to Syria after the expulsion of the Jews from Spain (1492 AD). There were large c...
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Syrian Jewish communities of the United States
The Syrian Jewish Communities of the United States are a collection of communities of Syrian Jews, mostly founded at the beginning of the 20th century. The largest are in Brooklyn, New York, Deal, New...
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Sephardic law and customs
Sephardic law and customs means the practice of Judaism as observed by the Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews, so far as it is peculiar to themselves and not shared with other Jewish groups such as the Ashkena...
Pizmonim
Pizmonim (Hebrew פזמונים, singular pizmon) are traditional Jewish songs and melodies sung with the intention of praising God as well as learning certain aspects of traditional religious teachings. The...
Baqashot
The Baqashot (or "bakashot", שירת הבקשות) are a collection of supplications, songs, and prayers that have been sung by the Sephardic Aleppian Jewish community and other congregations for centuries eac...
Mizrahi Hebrew
Mizrahi Hebrew or Eastern Hebrew refers to any of the pronunciation systems for Biblical Hebrew used liturgically by Mizrahi Jews, that is, Jews originating in Arab countries or further east, and with...
Deal, New Jersey
Deal is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 Census, the borough's population was 750, reflecting a decline of 320 (-29.9%) from the 1,070 counted in the 2000 Census...
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Yisrael Hasson
Yisrael Hasson (Hebrew: ישראל חסון‎, born 27 April 1955) is an Israeli politician and former Deputy Director of Shin Bet. He served as a member of the Knesset for Yisrael Beiteinu and Kadima...
Esther Ofarim
Esther Ofarim (Hebrew: אסתר עופרים‎; born June 13, 1941) is an Israeli singer.
Esther Zaied was born in Safed to a Syrian Jewish family. She began performing as a child, singing Hebrew a...
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Jack Hidary
Jack Hidary is a technology and financial entrepreneur who lives In New York City. He is the chairman of Samba Energy and was the co-founder of EarthWeb/Dice, Inc. and Vista Research. He also co-found...
Yitzhak Galanti
Yitzhak Galanti (Hebrew: יצחק גלנטי‎; 12 February 1937 – 25 June 2012) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Gil between 2006 and 2009.
Born in Damascus in ...
Moses Galante
Moses Galante (died 1806) was chief rabbi of Damascus during the late 18th century and early 19th century.He succeeded his father, Mordecai Galante, who was chief rabbi until his death in 1781. Moses ...
B'nai Yosef Synagogue
The B'nai Yosef Synagogue, (or Congregation Bnai Yosef), formerly Magen David Congregation of Ocean Parkway, is an Orthodox Sephardi synagogue at the 1616 Ocean Parkway and Avenue P in Brooklyn, New Y...
Lily Safra
Lily Safra is a Brazilian philanthropist and socialite who attained considerable wealth through her four marriages. By March 2013, her net worth was estimated at $1.2 billion, ranking her as one of th...
Ovadia Hedaya
Ovadia Hedaya (Hebrew: עובדיה הדאיה‎, 24 December 1889 – 8 February 1969) was a leading Israeli rabbi.
Rabbi Hadaya was born in 1889 in Jerusalem, the son of rabbi Shalom Heday...
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Thor Equities
Thor Equities, LLC, is an international real estate development and investment firm and is based in New York City. Thor Equities specializes in acquiring and developing high street investment properti...
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Gilbert Bigio
Gilbert Bigio is a Haitian billionaire and retired businessman. He is the wealthiest person in Haiti. He is also the de facto leader of Haiti's Jewish community and an honorary consul to Israel.
B...
Syrian Cantors
The Syrian Cantor or hazzan leads the traditional prayer rituals in the synagogues of the Syrian Jews. He conducts the services using ten maqamat or musical modes. A cantor must be fully cognizant of ...
Safra Group
The Safra Group is an international network of companies controlled by the Joseph Safra family, comprising banking and financial institutions, industrial operations, real estate and agribusiness. It i...
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Edith and Carl Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst
The Edith and Carl Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst, known as "the J", was incorporated in 1927 and has helped over one million Jews in the Bensonhurst section of New York City's borough of...
Salha "Mama" Bobo
Salha "Mama" Bobo (1907–2001) was a Syrian-American Jewish businesswoman, philanthropist, and matriarch of the Bobo family, based in Tampa, Florida.Born in the 1900s (decade) in Aleppo, Ottoman Syria,...