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Hanukkah celebration at Edirne Synagogue after 40 years
Hanukkah celebration at Edirne Synagogue after 40 years
On Sunday, December 25th, a group consisting of 70 members of the Turkish Jewish Community went to Edirne with Saar Asayim Synagogue as the organizer....
President Erdogan: “Jewish citizens are an integral part of our society”
President Erdogan: “Jewish citizens are an integral part of our society”
State officials, first and foremost President Erdogan and Prime Minister Yildirim, congratulated Turkish Jewish Community on the occasion of Hanukkah Holiday.
Second Public Celebration of Hanukkah at Ortakoy
Second Public Celebration of Hanukkah at Ortakoy
This year, Hanukkah was celebrated at Ortakoy, Istanbul for the second time. The public celebration organized by the Turkish Jewish Community in cooperation with Besiktas Municipality was held on Saturday, on the first night of the holiday at Esma Sultan Mansion in Ortakoy.
Salom writers were among the writers telling the stories of “Anonymous Jews”
Salom writers were among the writers telling the stories of “Anonymous Jews”
The book with the title “Encyclopedia of Anonymous Jews” compiled and written by author Rifat N. Bali hit the shelves, last month. The boo...
Summary of 25 years from Izel Rozental: Caricateure
Summary of 25 years from Izel Rozental: Caricateure
Salom newspaper illustrator Izel Rozental celebrated his 25 year anniversary as a caricaturist at an exhibition called “Caricateure”.
Reaction to Minister’s statement
Reaction to Minister’s statement
Minister of Forestry and Water Affairs Mr. Veysel Eroglu’s words he used during a conversation with various reporters at the parliament sparked a debate. While referring to Fetullah Gulen, Eroglu said, “Gulen will die in USA and be buried in a Jewish cemetery.”
Correction to the expression ‘A filthy Jewish and Christian Neighborhood”
Correction to the expression ‘A filthy Jewish and Christian Neighborhood”
The section in Office of Mufti’s web site where there is information about historical mosques, the location of Yeni Mosque in Eminonu was described with the expression “it used to be a filthy Jewish and Christian neighborhood”. This expression sparked reaction.
One Heart Against Terror
One Heart Against Terror
Following last Saturday evening’s horrific terror attack in Istanbul, Besiktas where 44 people lost their lives, Turkish Jewish Community issued a statement. Turkish Jewish Community once again condemned terror and emphasized that we are all one heart against terror.
To live on with one’s name…
To live on with one’s name…
Rita Ender’s latest book “To Live on with One’s Name” tells the story of people born and raised in Turkey whose names are not ...
UOMO’s Robotic Team at US Championship
UOMO’s Robotic Team at US Championship
“Sparc 5665” team’s robot became a finalist at the First Robotic Competition Championship. “Sparc 5665” team consists of...
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