21 OctoberIlber Ortayli´s Visit to ´Synagogues of Turkey´ Exhibition
October 21, 2021 Ilber Ortayli´s Visit to ´Synagogues of Turkey´ Exhibition
October 20, 2021 Izmir Jewish Heritage Project Aims to Revitalize City´s Ancient Sephardic Synagogues
October 19, 2021 Great Loss for Turkish Press; Sami Kohen Passed Away
October 19, 2021 ´European Day of Jewish Culture´ will be Celebrated on October 24th
October 18, 2021 After a Month in Hiding, Afghanistan´s Last Jew Arrives in Turkey
First Flight After MonthsThe scheduled flights from Istanbul to Tel Aviv that had been paused due to COVID-19, among many other flights, started again today, on Wednesday, June 24th.
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Translation by Janet MITRANI
Many months later, the first Turkish Airlines flight with flight number TK 795 from Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport, took off at 17:05 heading to Istanbul. Have nice flights everyone!
20 OctoberIzmir Jewish Heritage Project Aims to Revitalize City´s Ancient Sephardic Synagogues
The Izmir Jewish Heritage Project was launched in the Turkish city of Izmir to preserve the city´s unique complex of centuries-old Sephardic synagogues. This major preservation project promises to establish a museum that will highlight and promote the city´s rich Jewish cultural heritage.
19 OctoberGreat Loss for Turkish Press; Sami Kohen Passed Away
The doyen of the Turkish press, Sami Kohen, passed away at the age of 93, at the hospital where he was being treated.
19 October´European Day of Jewish Culture´ will be Celebrated on October 24th
This year in the framework of the ´European Day of Jewish Culture´, a series of events to introduce the Turkish Jewish culture and heritage along with its music, dance, delicacies, and traditions will take place on Sunday, October 24th.
15 OctoberFollowing the Traces of Jewish Culture
Various events and trips are being organized in different cities of Turkey, to unearth the traces of the historic and cultural existence of Jews located all over the country and create awareness among the wider community.
14 OctoberCulture Trips by Despertar Izmir Project Continued
The culture trips organized by the Despertar Izmir Project of the Izmir Jewish Community Foundation continue with the Manisa and Kemeralti trips.
13 OctoberRahel Butros: A Strong Woman in ´Documentary of 33 Women´
The ´Documentary of 33 Women´ bringing together the entrepreneur and strong women of Hatay, including also Rahel Elva₫vili Butros, is getting ready to come to life as a rather sensational social responsibility project.
6 October5th International Conference on Israel and Judaism Studies
The 5th annual International Conference on Israel and Judaism Studies (ICIJS´21) is being organized by ´Israiliyat: Journal of Israeli and Judaic Studies´ on December 6-10, 2021.