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Rozental, Izel
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Izel Rozental is a Turkish cartoonist and humorist. He was born in 1951 in Istanbul and is of Ashkenazi descent. After graduating from the French Saint Joseph Lycée, he went to work in the private sector. He is currently a partner and general manager of Scrikss Maden ve Plastik Sanayi Inc., a manufacturer, importer, and distributor of fountain and ballpoint pens. He is, in addition, the director of the Ashkenazi-sponsored Schneidertemple Art Center of Istanbul, and a member of the Ashkenazi Community Board.

In 1991, Rozental began drawing cartoons for Şalom, the newspaper of the Tur…

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Rifat Bali, “Rozental, Izel”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 20 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_SIM_0018690>
First published online: 2010

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