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Since Antiquity, a number of Jewish communities have been established in many parts of Asia migrating or fleeing eastward from their place of origin in Mesopotamia. Some examples of ancient Jewish communities in Asia are: In Iran (Persian Jews) and Iraq (Iraqi Jews); the Georgian Jews and Mountain Jews of the Caucasus; the Bene Israel, the Baghdadi Jews and the Cochin Jews of India (Jews in India); and the Bukharian Jews of Central Asia. China once had an established Jewish community in Kaifeng. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Main article: List of Jews. ... Main article: List of Jews. ... This page is a list of Jews. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Many of the Jews expelled from the Iberian Peninsula during the Spanish Inquisition settled in the Ottoman Empire, leaving large Sephardic communities in South-East Europe: mainly in Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina (though the latter in particular also had a large Ashkenazi population). ... Apart from France, established Jewish populations exist in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Italy and Switzerland. ... This page is a list of Jews. ... Here is a list of some prominent (non Latin-) Caribbean Jews, arranged by country of origin. ... This page is a list of Jews. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This page is a list of Jews. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Ancient redirects here. ... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ... Mesopotamia was a cradle of civilization geographically located between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, largely corresponding to modern-day Iraq. ... Language(s) Persian languages, Hebrew, Judeo-Aramaic language Religion(s) Judaism Related ethnic groups Bukharan Jews, Kurdish Jews ,Mountain Jews ,Mizrahi Jews,Persians,Jews A modern-day synagogue in Iran. ... Iraqi Jews constitute one of the worlds oldest, and historically most important Jewish communities. ... The Gruzim are Jews from the nation of Georgia, in the Caucasus. ... Mountain Jews, or Juhuro, are Jews of the eastern Caucasus, mainly of Azerbaijan and Dagestan. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Caucasus Mountains. ... The Bene Israel (Hebrew: Sons of Israel) are a group of Jews who migrated in the nineteenth century from west Maharashtra to the nearby Indian cities, primarily Mumbai, but also to Pune, Ahmadabad, and Karachi (Karachi later became a part of Pakistan). ... The Baghdadi Jews are one of the main Jewish communities of India. ... Cochin Jews, also called Malabar Jews are the ancient prospetutess and their descendants of the South Indian erstwhile state of Kingdom of Cochin which includes the present day port city of Kochi. ... Jews in India are a religious minority, living among Indias predominantly Hindu and Muslim populace. ... Languages Traditionally Bukhari, Russian and Hebrew spoken in addtion. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... The Kaifeng Jews comprise the best documented Jewish community in China. ...


Here is a partial list of some prominent Asian Jews, arranged by country of origin. Note that those regions of Asia where Arabic or Russian or Turkish predominate are excluded from this list (except for the Baghdadi Jews from India and Southeast Asia); see Arab Jews, Ashkenazi Jews and Sephardi Jews for information on these populations. Arabic redirects here. ... The Baghdadi Jews are one of the main Jewish communities of India. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... Arab Jews (Arabic: يهود العرب, Hebrew: יהודים ערבים) refers to Jews of Arab ancestry or those who speak Arabic. ... Language(s) Yiddish, Hebrew, Russian, English Religion(s) Judaism Related ethnic groups Sephardi Jews, Mizrahi Jews, and other Jewish ethnic divisions Ashkenazi Jews, also known as Ashkenazic Jews or Ashkenazim (Standard Hebrew: sing. ... Language(s) Hebrew, Ladino, Judæo-Portuguese, Catalanic, Shuadit, local languages Religion(s) Judaism Related ethnic groups Ashkenazi Jews, Mizrahi Jews, other Jewish ethnic divisions, Arabs, Spaniards, Portuguese. ...

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United States of America

  • Evan Lee Wong, Lead Lifeguard

Azerbaijan

Max Black (24 February 1909, Baku, Russian Empire [present-day Azerbaijan] – 27 August 1988, Ithaca, New York, United States) was a distinguished British-American philosopher, who was a leading influence in analytic philosophy in the first half of the twentieth century. ... Sir Misha Black (16 October 1910 - 11 October 1977) was an Azerbaijan-born British architect and designer. ... Bella Davidovich (born 1928) is a Azerbaijani pianist. ... Sarit on TV Sarit Hadad (Hebrew: שרית חדד, born September 20, 1978) is a popular Israeli singer. ... Garry Kimovich Kasparov (Гарри Кимович Каспаров) (born April 13, 1963) is a chess grandmaster and the strongest chess player in the world. ... Gavriil Abramovich Ilizarov (Russian: ; 15 June 1921 – 1992) was a Russian physician, known for inventing the Ilizarov apparatus for lengthening limb bones and for his eponymous surgery. ... Lev Davidovich Landau Lev Davidovich Landau (Russian language: Ле́в Дави́дович Ланда́у) (January 22, 1908 – April 1, 1968) was a prominent Soviet physicist, who made fundamental contributions to many areas of theoretical physics. ... Lev Nussimbaum (1905 - 1942) was a prolific, ethnically Jewish writer who reinvented himself as a Muslim under the pseudonyms Essad Bey and Kurban Said. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Vladimir Abramovich Rokhlin, Russian: Владимир Абрамович Рохлин (August 23, 1919 - December 3, 1984) was one of the leading mathematicians of the USSR, working in the fields of topology, geometry and ergodic theory. ... Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich KBE (Russian: Мстисла́в Леопо́льдович Ростропо́вич, Mstislav Leopoldovič Rostropovič, IPA: ), (March 27, 1927 – April 27, 2007), known to close friends as “Slava”, was a Russian cellist and conductor. ...

China

Nina Brosh (born November 12, 1975) is an Israeli model and actress. ... Morris Two-Gun Cohen (1887 - 1970) was a British-born adventurer who became a bodyguard for Sun Yat-sen. ... Dr. Sun Yat-sen Traditional Chinese: 孫中山; Pinyin: Sūn Zhōngshān; or Sun Yixian (Pinyin: Sūn Yìxiān) (November 12, 1866 – March 12, 1925) was a Chinese revolutionary and political leader often referred to as the father of modern China. Sun played an instrumental role in the... Misha Dichter (born September 27, 1945) is a classical pianist who was born in Shanghai (his Polish parents fled there early in World War II). ... Israel Epstein (April 20, 1915 in Warsaw, Poland – May 26, 2005 in Beijing, China, Chinese name: , Pinyin: Yīsīléiěr Àipōsītǎn) was a naturalized Chinese journalist and author. ... Dr Edmond H. Fischer (born April 6, 1920) is a Swiss-American biochemist. ... Ehud Olmert (‎; Arabic: ‎; pronounced , born 30 September 1945) is the 12th and current Prime Minister of Israel. ... Harbin on a map of China For other meanings of Harbin, see Harbin (disambiguation). ... Jacob Rosenfeld (1903-1952) is a Jew who was born in Austria Lambeck. ... Sidney Shapiro (Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: ) (born December 23, 1915) is an American-born author and translator who has lived in China since 1947. ...

Georgia

  • Sergei Ignatyevich Bernstein, linguist
  • Melvin Calvin, chemist (Georgian mother)
  • Sergei Kiriyenko, Georgian-born Premier Minister of Russia 1998 (Jewish father)
  • Roy Medvedyev
  • Zhores Medvedyev
  • Akiva Megrelashvili, footballer
  • Haim Megrelashvili, footballer
  • Shimi Tavori, singer
  • Lev Vlassenko, pianist (Jewish mother)(unconfirmed)

Melvin Calvin he had fun in bed Melvin Calvin (April 8, 1911 – January 8, 1997) was a chemist most famed for discovering the Calvin cycle (along with Andrew Benson), for which he was awarded the 1961 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. ... Sergei Vladilenovich Kiriyenko (Russian: ) (b. ... Akiva Megrelashvili (‎; born June 24, 1981) is an Israeli football defender currently playing for Kiryat Shmona. ... Haim Megrelashvili (‎; born July 4, 1982 in Tirat Carmel) is an Israeli football defender currently playing for Dutch club, Vitesse, signing from Maccabi Haifa. ...

Hong Kong

Sir Ellis Kadoorie (1865 - 1922), philanthropist and member of the wealthy Baghdadian Family that had large business interests in the Far East. ... Sir Elly Kadoorie (1867 - 1944), philanthropist and member of the wealthy Baghdadian Family that had large business interests in the Far East. ... Lord Lawrence Kadoorie (June 2, 1899 in Hong Kong - August 25, 1993 in Hong Kong) was a famous industrialist, hotelier, and philanthropist. ... Sir Michael David Kadoorie GBS, born 1941 in Hong Kong, is a business executive, one of the worlds foremost tycoons and philanthropists. ... Sir Matthew Nathan Sir Matthew Nathan GCMG, (Chinese Translated Name 彌敦) (3 January 1862 – 18 April 1939) was a British soldier and civil servant, who variously served as the Governor of Sierra Leone, Gold Coast, Hong Kong, Natal and Queensland. ... Flag of the Governor of Hong Kong, 1959–1997 The Governor of Hong Kong (Traditional Chinese: ; abbreviated 港督) was a British official who ruled Hong Kong during the colonial period between 1841 and 1997 and was ex-officio Commander-in-Chief and Vice-Admiral of Hong Kong. ... Victor Sassoon (1881 - 1961) was a famous hotelier and businessman. ...

India

Jacqueline Bhabha (b. ... David Abraham Cheulkar (1908 - 1982) was a Jewish-Indian Hindi-language film actor. ... Nissim Ezekiel, Leading English Language Indian Poet Nissim Ezekiel (December 24, 1924 - January 9, 2004) was a poet, playwright and art critic. ... The Bene Israel (Hebrew: Sons of Israel) are a group of Jews who migrated in the nineteenth century from west Maharashtra to the nearby Indian cities, primarily Mumbai, but also to Pune, Ahmadabad, and Karachi (Karachi later became a part of Pakistan). ... Brian George and his wife, at the red carpet ceremony for the 34th Annual Annie Awards. ... Lieutenant General JFR Jacob (Jacob-Farj-Rafael Jacob) is a former governor of the Indian states of Punjab and Goa and Lieutenant General (Retired) of the Indian Army. ... For other uses, see Goa (disambiguation). ... Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, CBE (born May 7, 1927) is a Booker prize-winning novelist, short story writer, and two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter. ... 1000 Names, 1985 Anish Kapoor (originally Anish Neeraj Sen, born 1954) is a Turner Prize winning sculptor. ... Rabbi Ezekiel Isaac Malekar delivering a speech at an inter-faith dialogue hosted by Gobind Sadani in New Delhi,India Ezekiel Isaac Malekar is the head of the Jewish community in New Delhi,India. ... Maharashtra (महाराष्ट्र) is a state in west-central India. ... The Bene Israel (Hebrew: Sons of Israel) are a group of Jews who migrated in the nineteenth century from west Maharashtra to the nearby Indian cities, primarily Mumbai, but also to Pune, Ahmadabad, and Karachi (Karachi later became a part of Pakistan). ... For the town in Italy, see Rabbi, Italy. ... (See also Exodus) Moses or Móshe (מֹשֶׁה Drawn, Standard Hebrew Móše, Tiberian Hebrew Mōšeh , Arabic موسى), son of Amram and his wife, Jochebed, a Levite. ... Nadira (circa 1930 - February 9, 2006) was an Indian actress in Bollywood films. ... Pearl Padamsee (1931-2000), Indian theater personality. ... Miss India is an annual, national beauty pageant held in India and organized by Femina, a womens magazine published by Bennett, Coleman & Co. ... Bollywood (Hindi: , Urdu: ) is the informal term popularly used for Mumbai-based Hindi-language film industry in India. ... Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading Marquess of Reading is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. ... David and Simon Reuben are Indian-born British businessmen of Iraqi Jewish ethnicity. ... David and Simon Reuben are Indian-born British businessmen of Iraqi Jewish ethnicity. ... David Sassoon (1792-1864) was a philanthropist and a prominent Bombay businessman. ... Illustration of Albert Sassoon from Vanity Fair, 16 August 1879 Sir Albert Abdullah David Sassoon, 1st Baronet, (1818-1896), a British Indian philanthropist and merchant, was born in Baghdad on 25 July 1818, a member of a family settled there since the beginning of the 16th century, and previously in... Sassoon David Sassoon (1832 – 1867), British Indian merchant, was born at Bombay, a member of a family settled there since the beginning of the 16th century, and previously in Spain. ... Solomon Sopher is the president of the Baghdadi Jewish community in Mumbai, India. ... , Bombay redirects here. ...

Indonesia

  • Rita Aaron, Indonesian model
  • Cornelia Agatha, Indonesian actress (Jewish grandmother)
  • Marini Sardi Indonesian singer (Jewish mother )
  • Mariana Renata, Indonesian model and actrees (Jewish father, converted to Catholicism)
  • Xaviera Hollander, writer (Indonesian-born; Jewish father)
  • Yapto S. Suryosumarno, political activist, brother of Marini (Jewish mother)
  • Benjamin (Benny) Prakarsa Y., coffee trader (Jewish mother)
  • Nicholas Muliadi, famous Indonesian merchant (Jewish mother)
  • Ahmad Dhani, Indonesian singer-songwriter (Jewish ancestry) although he is a muslim

Image:Http://www. ... As a Christian ecclesiastical term, Catholic—from the Greek adjective , meaning general or universal[1]—is described in the Oxford English Dictionary as follows: ~Church, (originally) whole body of Christians; ~, belonging to or in accord with (a) this, (b) the church before separation into Greek or Eastern and Latin or... Xaviera Hollander (born 15 June 1943) is a former call girl and madam. ...

Iran/Persia

This article is about the Biblical figure called Daniel. ... Esther (1865), by John Everett Millais Esther (Hebrew: , Standard  Tiberian ), born Hadassah, was a woman in the Hebrew Bible, the queen of Ahasuerus (commonly identified with either Xerxes I or Artaxerxes II), and heroine of the Biblical Book of Esther which is named after her. ... For other uses, see Mordecai (disambiguation). ... Moses ben Hanoch or Moses ben Enoch (in Hebrew language, Moshe ben Hanoch) was a medieval rabbi who inadvertently became the preeminent Talmudic scholar of Spain. ... Ehud Banai (‎, b. ... Album cover for Slow Yossi Banai (circa 1932 – May 11, 2006) was an Israeli performer, singer and dramatist. ... Soleyman Binafard (born 1935) is a former Iranian athlete who holds the distinction of being the only Jew in Iran to join Irans national wrestling team. ... Richard Danielpour (born 28 January 1956 in New York) is an American composer. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Ghiyathud-Din bin(ibn, ben) Rashidud-Din Fad‘lullah (died 1336) was Ilkhanate politician, and was the son of the Jewish scientist and historian Rashid al-Din. ... ROYA HAKAKIAN has collaborated on over a dozen hours of programming for some of the most prestigious journalism units on network television, inlcluding 60 Minutes Sunday and 60 Minutes II as well as on A& Es Travels With Harry hour, and ABC Documentary Specials with Peter Jennings, Discovery and...   (Hebrew: ) (born August 7, 1948 in Tel Aviv, Israel) is an Israeli Air Force Lt. ... The Israeli Air Force (IAF; Hebrew: זרוע האויר והחלל, Zroa HaAvir VeHaḤalal, Air and Space Division, commonly known as חיל האוויר Hel HaAvir) is the air force of the Israel Defense Forces. ... Lieutenant General is a military rank used in many countries. ... The Israeli Air Force (IAF; Hebrew: זרוע האויר והחלל, Zroa HaAvir VeHaḤalal, Air and Space Division, commonly known as חיל האוויר Hel HaAvir) is the air force of the Israel Defense Forces. ... Moshe Katsav (Hebrew: , originally Mussa Ghassäb Persian: ; born December 5, 1945) is the eighth and current President of Israel (since 2000). ... This article does not give much verifiable information about the subject. ... Rita is a common given name, and may refer to: 1180 Rita, an asteroid Educating Rita, a stage comedy (1980) and film (1983) Lovely Rita, a song by The Beatles from the album Sgt. ... Janet Kohan-Sedq (born 1945-1972) is a former Iranian athlete who died at the height of her career. ... Māsarjawaih was one of the oldest Arabic Jewish physicians, and the oldest translator from the Syriac; he lived in Bassora about 883. ... For other uses, see Mashallah (disambiguation). ... Shaul Mofaz during a meeting with U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on November 10, 2003. ... Nasser David Khalili (born 1945) in Iran is an British Iranian Jewish property developer, art collector, and philanthropist, and is based in London. ... Isaac Larian (born March 28 1954, Kashan, Iran) is the Chief Executive Officer of MGA Entertainment, the biggest privately owned toy company in the world. ... Bratz is a popular childrens and teens doll franchise produced by MGA Entertainment. ... MGA Entertainment (Micro Games of America Entertainment) is a private manufacturer of childrens toys and family entertainment products founded in 1997. ... Laugh Factory building on the Sunset Strip Original Laugh Factory in West Hollywood, CA The Laugh Factory is a comedy club in West Hollywood, California. ... Yasmina Reza (born 1 May 1959), a multi-talented Iranian born in France, is a playwright, actress, novelist and screenwriter. ... Bahar Soomekh (Persian: بهار سومخ born March 30, 1975) is an Iranian-born American Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actress and environmental activist. ... Rashid al-Din Tabib also Rashid ad-Din Fadhlullah Hamadani (1247 - 1318), was a Persian physician, writer and historian, who wrote an enormous Islamic history volume, the Jami al-Tawarikh, in the Persian language. ... Elie Tahari--the self-proclaimed architect of fashion--is a designer of womans clothing. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Wahb ibn Munabbih (Abu Abd Allah al-á¹¢anaani al-Dhimari) was a Mohammedan traditionist of Dhimar (two days journey from Sanaa) in Yemen; died at the age of ninety, in a year variously given by Arabic authorities as 725, 728, 732, and 737 C.E. On his fathers... Yaakov Kobi Shimony (Hebrew: יעקב קובי שמעוני, born November 13, 1979), generally known by his rap name Subliminal (Hebrew: סאבלימינל), is an Israeli rap artist and music producer. ... Chemda (full name Chemda Khalili) is a New York based singer/songwriter. ... Keith and The Girl, abbreviated KATG, is a popular comedy podcast that began on 7 March 2005. ... A podcast is a series of digital-media files which are distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds for playback on portable media players and computers. ...

Japan/Korea

See also Japanese article

Péter Frankl (b. ... Marty Friedman was the lead guitarist for the thrash metal band Megadeth for a period of almost twelve years (1988 to 2000). ... Nude with arms raised, oil on canvas, 1951 by Balthus Balthazar Klossowski de Rola (February 29, 1908 in Paris – February 18, 2001) was an esteemed Polish/French modern artist whose work was ultimately anti-modern. ... Michael Kogan (1917 – 1984) was a Russian Jewish businessman. ... The Taito Corporation (タイトー株式会社, taitou kabushikigaisha) TYO: 9646 is a Japanese developer of video game software and arcade hardware. ... Foumiko Kometani, born in Osaka, Japan in 1930, is a Japanese author and artist (painter) and a longtime resident of the United States. ... Josh Greenfeld, author and screenwriter, is most well-known for his screenplay for Harry and Tonto along with Paul Mazursky which earned them an Academy Award Nomination and Art Carney, the Oscar itself for Best Actor. ... Ian Hideo Levy (born 1950) is an American born, Japanese author. ... Leonid Kreutzer (St. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Klaus Pringsheim may refer to: Klaus Pringsheim, Sr. ... For other persons named David Rosen, see David Rosen (disambiguation). ... This article is about the video game company. ... Joseph Rosenstock (born 27 January 1895 in Krakow, died 17 October 1985 in New York) was a Polish conductor. ... The NHK Symphony Orchestra (NHK交響楽団) in Tokyo, Japan began as the New Symphony Orchestra on October 5, 1926 and was the countrys first professional orchestra. ... Steven Seagal (born April 10, 1951) is an American action movie actor, producer, writer, director, martial artist, singer-songwriter, and activist. ... Leo Sirota (May 4, 1855 - February 25, 1965) was the Ukraine-born Pianist. ... Beate Sirota Gordon (born in Vienna in 1924) was a member of a team that worked for Douglas MacArthur on the Constitution of Japan. ...

Kazakhstan

Alexander Mashkevich (also transliterated Alexandr Mashkevic; Russian:Александр Машкевич), born in 1954, is a billionaire businessman with major holdings and close political relationships in Kazakhstan. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ...

Kyrgyzstan

Alexander Mashkevich (also transliterated Alexandr Mashkevic; Russian:Александр Машкевич), born in 1954, is a billionaire businessman with major holdings and close political relationships in Kazakhstan. ...

Myanmar

  • Ike Isaacs, jazz player

Philippines

  • Alyssa Matutino Lopez, writer, activist, founder of Lucy Diamond Society[3]

Singapore

David Marshall, wearing his political uniform of white bush-jacket and grey trousers, with a hammer David Saul Marshall (born March 12, 1908, Singapore – MATI December 12, 1995, Singapore) was the leader of the Singapore Labour Front and became the first Chief Minister of Singapore in 1955. ...

Sri Lanka

Sir Sidney Solomon Abrahams (11 February 1885 - 14 May 1957), nicknamed Solly, was a British Olympic athlete and Chief Justice of Ceylon (Sri Lanka). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Hedi Stadlen, (6 January 1916 – 21 January 2004), better known in Sri Lanka as Hedi Keuneman, was an Austrian Jewish philosopher, political activist and musicologist. ... Anne Ranasinghe, born on October 2, 1925 as Anneliese Katz in Essen, Germany, is an internationally renowned poet from Sri Lanka. ... Leonard Woolf (November 25, 1880 – August 14, 1969) married Virginia Woolf in 1912. ...

Tajikistan

Moses Znaimer (born 1942) is the founder and was the driving creative force behind Torontos first independent television station, Citytv. ...

Thailand

  • Morris Hardoon Businessman and Manufacturer of leading FMCG goods manufacturer
  • Abby Hardoon Internet Entrepreneur and founder of Host Europe Plc - UK based - recently launched Daily.co.uk, a UK based Internet hosting solutions provider(son of Morris Hardoon)
  • Iris Hardoon (daughter of Morris Hardoon)

Uzbekistan

Liane Balaban (born June 24, 1980) is a Canadian actress most famous for her role as Agnes-Marie Moonie Pottie in New Waterford Girl(1999). ... Yefim Bronfman (born April 10, 1958) is a Russian-born Israeli pianist. ... Lev Avnerovich Leviev (born 30 July 1956, Tashkent) is an Israeli businessman with wide-ranging interests, including in the diamond trade, real estate and chemicals. ...

See also

This page is a list of Jews. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

Footnotes

  1. ^ Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd ed.
  2. ^ Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd ed.
  3. ^ Jewish convert
This is a list of countries spanning more than one continent. ...

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