# Kurdish Jewish Women in Northern Iraq 1905 Mizrahi Jews From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Mizrahi Jews (יהדות מזרח Yahadut Mizrah) Total population 4,000,000 (estimate) Regions with significant populations Israel 3,100,000  France 40
Jews of Libya ~ The use of the term Mizrahi can be somewhat controversial. Before the establishment of the state of Israel, Mizrahi Jews did not identify themselves as a separate ethnic subgroup. Instead, Mizrahi Jews generally characterized themselves as Sephardi, because they follow the traditions of Sephardic Judaism (although with some differences among the minhagim of the particular communities).
Paula Abdul. Mizrahi Jews or Mizrahim (Hebrew: מזרחים), also referred to as Adot HaMizrach (עֲדוֹת-הַמִּזְרָח; Communities of the East; Mizrahi Hebrew: ʿAdot(h) Ha(m)Mizraḥ), are Jews descended from local Jewish communities of the Middle East (as opposed to those from Europe, Africa, and other places).