The Romaniote Jews, also known as Greek Jews, are a distinct Jewish community that has lived in Greece for over 2,000 years. Some of the famous Romaniote Jews include:
Moses ben Maimon (Maimonides) - RAM BAM!!! Spanish-Jewish philosopher, physician and theologian, widely regarded as one of the greatest minds of the medieval world.
Isaac ben Solomon Luria - 16th-century kabbalist, known as the Ari, and the founder of Lurianic Kabbalah.
Emmanuel Carasso - Greek-Jewish businessman, philanthropist, and the founder of the Carasso dairy company.
Yitzhak Moda'i - Israeli politician, former Prime Minister of Israel and Minister of Finance.
David Levi Moïse - Sephardic-Romaniote-Jewish poet and author, widely regarded as one of the greatest Romaniote poets of the 20th century.
Daniel Boyarin - American-Jewish scholar and author, widely recognized for his work in the fields of Jewish studies and cultural theory.
David Amess - British politician, member of the Conservative Party and former member of the UK Parliament.