Ophir (disambiguation)

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Ophir (sometimes spelled Ofir) is a region mentioned in the Bible that was famous for its wealth. It may also refer to:


Ophir is used as a first and last name among people of Jewish heritage, and others. One of the common Hebrew translations for Goldman and Goldstein:

  • Ophir, one of the sons of Joktan (Genesis 10:29)
  • Ophir Pines-Paz, the Interior Minister of Israel, a Knesset member and one of the prominent members of the Israeli Labour Party
  • Ophira Eisenberg, Canadian comedian and writer
  • Adi Ophir, an Israeli philosopher at Tel Aviv University
  • Shaike Ophir was an Israeli film actor, mime and comedian, considered one of the most important entertainers in Israel from the fifties up to the eighties.

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