El Tiempo
(308 words)

As the longest-running Ladino periodical published in Istanbul, El Tiempo was perhaps the best-known Judeo-Spanish newspaper of its day. Published from 1872 to 1930, it ranged in length from four to twelve pages at different stages and appeared between two and six times a week. Its management was initially headed by Isaac Haim Carmona; other editors were Mercado Fresco,  J. Shaki, Sami Alcabetz, and Moise Dalmedico. After 1894, the paper was run almost single-handedly by David Fresco, who later described himself as its “director-administrator-accountant-secretary” and “…

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Julia Phillips Cohen, “El Tiempo”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 26 April 2017
First published online: 2010



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