TITLE

Romaniote and Sephardic Jews in the Ottoman Era

AUTHOR(S)
Schoenfeld, Andrew J.
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Modern Hellenism;Winter2006/2007, Issue 23/24, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's view concerning the existence of Romaniote and Sephardic Jews during the Ottoman Empire in Greece. It mentions that there are insignificant facts that have been found regarding the existence of Romaniote Jews, but they are mentioned in several history books including "A History of the Jewish Community in Istanbul" and "The Jews of the Balkans." The article also states that Sephardic Jews are those who are not Spanish Jews and that they used to hold important positions at the court of Sultan.
ACCESSION #
36356816

 

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