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Ouziel, Clément
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Clément (Raḥamim) Ouziel (1867–1955), born in Tatar-Bazardik, Bulgaria, began teaching at the Alliance Israélite Universelle School for Boys in Tunis in 1887. From 1892 he headed the AIU boys school in Haifa and founded the AIU girls’ school there. In 1895 he became principal in Damascus, and in 1898 in Jerusalem. In 1900 he was appointed director of the AIU School for Boys in Tunis, a post which he retained until 1935. In 1905 he opened two AIU schools in Sfax, one for boys and the other for girls, both of which continued to function until around 1963. As director of the School for Boys in Tuni…

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Joy Land, “Ouziel, Clément”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_SIM_0017190>
First published online: 2010

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