List of Sephardic Jews

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The following is a list of Sephardic Jews. See also List of Iberian Jews.

A list of notable Jews of Sephardic ancestry:


  • Maurice Berger
    Maurice Berger
    Maurice Berger is an Americancultural historian, curator, and art critic.- Biography :Maurice Berger is a cultural historian, art critic, and curator. He is Research Professor and Chief Curator at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County. A student of...

    , cultural historian, art critic, curator (Sephardic Mother ;father non-Sephardic Jew)
  • Caryl Brahms
    Caryl Brahms
    Caryl Brahms, born Doris Caroline Abrahams was an English critic, novelist, and journalist specialising in the theatre and ballet. She also wrote film, radio and television scripts....

    , writer
  • June Brown
    June Brown
    June Muriel Brown, MBE is a British actress, best known for her role as the busy-body, chain-smoking gossip Dot Cotton in the long-running British soap opera EastEnders and for making other high profile television appearances on shows such as Doctor Who, Coronation Street, Minder, The Bill and...

    . British actress
  • Tony Bullimore
    Tony Bullimore
    Tony Bullimore is a British sailor from Bristol.He is most famous for being rescued during the 1996 Vendee Globe single handed around the world race. The race was marked by a number of incidents including the death of another contestant, Gerry Roufs...

    , British yachtsman


  • Neve Campbell
    Neve Campbell
    Neve Adrianne Campbell is a Canadian actress. After beginning her career on stage, and on numerous commercials, she starred on the Canadian television series Catwalk. She then rose to international fame on the Golden Globe-winning 1990s television series Party of Five, playing the role of teenager...

     (1973 - ) Canadian film and television actress (Scream)
  • Isaac
    Isaac Carasso
    The Carasso family was a prominent Sephardic Jewish family in Ottoman Selanik...

     & Daniel Carasso
    Daniel Carasso
    Daniel Carasso , a member of the prominent Sephardic Jewish Carasso family and the son of Isaac Carasso, founded the United States Dannon company and built up the Groupe Danone into a multinational business.-Biography:...

    , founders of Danone


  • Inês Pires, Mistress of King John I of Portugal
    John I of Portugal
    John I KG , called the Good or of Happy Memory, more rarely and outside Portugal the Bastard, was the tenth King of Portugal and the Algarve and the first to use the title Lord of Ceuta...

    . Ancestor of Dukes and Portuguese Kings of the House of Braganza
    House of Braganza
    The Most Serene House of Braganza , an important Portuguese noble family, ruled the Kingdom of Portugal and its colonial Empire, from 1640 to 1910...

     and many of European royalty and nobility.


  • Raphael Meldola
    Raphael Meldola
    Raphael Meldola FRS was a British chemist and entomologist. He was Professor of Organic Chemistry in the University of London, 1912–5.- Life :...

     (chemist and first president of the Maccabaeans
    The Maccabaeans is an Anglo-Jewish charity. Started in 1891, it is a friendly society, established in 1894, and registered on the 8th of May, 1901, under the Friendly Societies' Act, as amended 1896...

  • Frederic Mocatta, philanthropist

See also

  • List of Iberian Jews
  • Sephardi Jews
    Sephardi Jews
    Sephardi Jews is a general term referring to the descendants of the Jews who lived in the Iberian Peninsula before their expulsion in the Spanish Inquisition. It can also refer to those who use a Sephardic style of liturgy or would otherwise define themselves in terms of the Jewish customs and...

  • Lists of Jews
  • List of Portuguese
  • List of Spaniards
  • Spanish Inquisition
    Spanish Inquisition
    The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition , commonly known as the Spanish Inquisition , was a tribunal established in 1480 by Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile. It was intended to maintain Catholic orthodoxy in their kingdoms, and to replace the Medieval...

  • Portuguese Inquisition
    Portuguese Inquisition
    The Portuguese Inquisition was formally established in Portugal in 1536 at the request of the King of Portugal, João III. Manuel I had asked for the installation of the Inquisition in 1515 to fulfill the commitment of marriage with Maria of Aragon, but it was only after his death that the Pope...