Mizrahi Jews

descendants of the local Jewish populations of North Africa and the Middle East

Mizrahi Jews / Oriental Jews / Mizrahim are Jews who originally lived in the Middle East and North Africa. Sometimes the term also includes Jews of the Caucasus, and Central Asia.

The term is often used synonymously with Sephardi Jew, though Sephardic [means or] connotes religious practice and Mizrahi connotes place of origin", according to media.[1]

Etymology: Mizrahi is a Hebrew word, for "eastern".[1]