Cazes, Moshe
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Moshe Cazes (ca. 1890–1943), a journalist/author in Salonica between the two world wars, was an editor and writer for a number of Judeo-Spanish satirical periodicals. He and Sadik Gershon composed popular songs in Judeo-Spanish and performed as Sadik y Gazóz.

Moshe Avram Cazes (ca. 1890–1943) was a prolific journalist/author of Judeo-Spanish (Ladino) periodicals in Salonica between the two world wars. Born into a family of modest means, he received a traditional education in havra de kaza (elementary religious school) and a brief Western education at the Alliance Israélite school.…

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Rivka Havassy, “Cazes, Moshe”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 16 January 2019
First published online: 2010

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