Moshe Katsav

Birth Name: Musa Qasab

Place of Birth: Yazd, Yazd, Iran

Date of Birth: 5 December, 1945

Ethnicity: Persian Jewish

Moshe Katsav is an Israeli politician. He served as the 8th President of Israel, from 1 August, 2000 to 1 July, 2007.

He is the son of Gohar and Shmuel Katsav. He was born in Yazd, Yazd, Iran, to a Persian Jewish family. The family moved to Israel in 1951.

President Katsav is married to Gila Paradni, with whom he has five children.

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  1. mycarf123123 says:

    Persian Jews are all Mizrahi Jews and also considered (mostly) part of the Sephardic heritage as well.

    The only Mizrahi Jews that aren’t of Sephardic background whasoever, are Yemeni Jews.

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