Lior Raz

Raz in 2015, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Ma’ale Adumim, West Bank

Date of Birth: 24 November, 1971

Ethnicity: Mizrahi Jewish/Sephardi Jewish

Lior Raz is an Israeli actor and screenwriter. He was born in Ma’ale Adumim, an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, to an Iraqi Jewish father, Eli Raz, and an Algerian Jewish mother, Mazal (Partush). He was raised in Ma’ale Adumim, and in Jerusalem. He is married to actress Meital Barda, with whom he has four children. He was raised partly speaking Arabic.

Lior’s paternal grandfahter was Yaakov Mualem (born Ivri, the son of Eliya Ivri and Haviva Halatchi). Haviva was the daughter of David Halatchi.

Lior’s paternal grandmother is the daughter of Binyamin Ivri and Miryam. Binyamin was the son of David Ivri and Hatun.

Sources: https://www.newyorker.com

Genealogy of Lior Raz (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.myheritage.com

4 Responses

  1. Manila says:

    His wife gave birth to a daughter in October 2020, therefore he now has four children.

    His father is named Eli Raz, while his mother is named Mazal (Partush).

    Lior’s paternal grandfahter was Yaakov Mualem (born Ivri, the son of Eliya Ivri and Haviva Halatchi). Haviva was the daughter of David Halatchi.

    Lior’s paternal grandmother is the daughter of Binyamin Ivri and Miryam. Binyamin was the son of David Ivri and Hatun.

    Genealogy of Lior Raz (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.myheritage.com/person-1000131_147063211_147063211/private-raz

  2. mycarf123123 says:

    he is also Sephardic Jewish

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