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GHETTO – Derivation of Word. Originally the street or quarter of a city in which the Jews were compelled to live, and which was closed every evening by gates; the term is now applied to that part of any city or locality chiefly or...
GHEZ – A Tunisian family including several authors.David Ghez: Talmudist; lived at Tunis in the second half of the eighteenth century. He was a pupil of Isaac Lombroso and Ẓemaḥ Ẓarfati. He wrote several works, only one of which, a...
GHIRON – An old family originally from Gerona, Spain, and known in Hebrew as "the Geronim." It has produced many rabbis, among whom may be mentioned the following:Abraham Ghiron: Son, and successor in Adrianople, of Jacob Yaḳḳir...