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Hemdat Israel Synagogue Flourishes with Historic Preservation Project
Hemdat Israel Synagogue Flourishes with Historic Preservation Project
The Hemdat Israel Synagogue located in Kadiköy is getting back its historical texture via the joint project of Haydarpaşa Hemdat Israel Synagogue Foundation, Alef Youth Club, and Shalom Corps!
A Book and an Album Added to Renan Koen´s Achievements
A Book and an Album Added to Renan Koen´s Achievements
Pianist, composer, educator, and music therapist Renan Koen´s book, ´Positive Resistance´ in both Turkish and English is published by Gözlem Publishing and her music album ´March of the Music´ is released from Lila Music.
President Erdoğan Called Israeli President to Congratulate
President Erdoğan Called Israeli President to Congratulate
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, talked to the new Israeli President Isaac Herzog on the phone.
Cultural Consultant Appointed at Tel Aviv Embassy of Turkey After 11 Years
Cultural Consultant Appointed at Tel Aviv Embassy of Turkey After 11 Years
Selim Öztürk who had previously worked as a specialist at the Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities, and as an assistant professor at the Turkish National Police Academy, is appointed as the Republic of Turkey Tel Aviv Embassy Culture and Promotion Consultant on July 7th.
Economy Media Success Award for Cüneyt Dirican
Economy Media Success Award for Cüneyt Dirican
Our economy columnist Cüneyt Dirican received the ´Best Radio Program in Economy of the Year´ award in the 13th Economy Press Success Awards organized by the Economy Journalists Association (EGD).
Two Awards for Photography Artist Niso Maçoro
Two Awards for Photography Artist Niso Maçoro
The photography artist with EFIAP Distinction, Niso Maçoro has received many medals from various countries so far.In the '6th Pacific-Atlantic ...
´Izmirli Dario (Dario from Izmir)´: The Book on World-Famous Artist Released
´Izmirli Dario (Dario from Izmir)´: The Book on World-Famous Artist Released
The book ´Izmirli Dario (Dario from Izmir)´ where Erkan Özerman, the famous producer and talent manager, is telling about Dario Moreno´s becoming a star coming from Turkey, is out from Remzi Bookstore.
Great Enthusiasm for the ´Izmir Jewish Heritage´ Project´s Opening Ceremony
Great Enthusiasm for the ´Izmir Jewish Heritage´ Project´s Opening Ceremony
The opening ceremony of the ´Izmir Jewish Heritage´ project financed by the European Union and developed by the Izmir Jewish Community Foundation, aiming to preserve the Jewish Heritage in Izmir was realized on June 21st, with the participation of Ambassador Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut, the Head of European Union Delegation to Turkey, Tunç Soyer, the Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, and Abdül Batur, the Mayor of Konak District.
KAREN G. SARHON @ Encyclopedia of Jewish Women
KAREN G. SARHON @ Encyclopedia of Jewish Women
The Encyclopedia of Jewish Women, which is being broadcasted as the Jewish Women Archive in the US, added Karen Gerson Şarhon, the Sephardic Culture R...
Jaffa Bet El Sagol Synagogue Reopened
Jaffa Bet El Sagol Synagogue Reopened
The old Bet El Synagogue in Jaffa which had served the Turkish Jews in Israel is renewed and opened for service once again on June 19th.
Opening Ceremony of Izmir Jewish Heritage Project
Opening Ceremony of Izmir Jewish Heritage Project
The opening ceremony of the Izmir Jewish Heritage Project run by the Izmir Jewish Community Foundation and the Kentimiz Izmir (Our City Izmir) Association, was realized on June 22nd.
Sezin Halila Honored with ´Certificate of Excellence´ Award
Sezin Halila Honored with ´Certificate of Excellence´ Award
The Harvard GlobalWE Essay Contest was established in 2015, to invite students to think critically about the status and rights of women, in order to h...
´Achtung Panzer´: Interest for Nazi Panzer Print T-shirt Online
´Achtung Panzer´: Interest for Nazi Panzer Print T-shirt Online
The Turkish online store called Tilki Shop is selling t-shirts with tanks used by the Nazis during World War II prints on them. The Twitter post by this store where this t-shirt is advertised got reactions from some users.
Turkish Jewish Community´s Criminal Complaint Against Cemil Kandemiroğlu
Turkish Jewish Community´s Criminal Complaint Against Cemil Kandemiroğlu
Turkish Jewish Community filed a criminal complaint against Cemil Kandemiroğlu, the Head of the Bayburt Branch of the Health and Social Service Workers´ Union ´Sağlık-Sen´.
From Union Leader to Boğaziçi University Academics: "You All are Jews"
From Union Leader to Boğaziçi University Academics: "You All are Jews"
Cemil Kandemiroğlu, Head of the Bayburt Branch of the Health and Social Service Workers´ Union ´Sağlık-Sen´ said, "You all are dishonest. You are traitors. You are Jews." for the academics protesting at Boğaziçi University.
Israel Lifts Travel Ban on Turkey, Ethiopia, and Ukraine
Israel Lifts Travel Ban on Turkey, Ethiopia, and Ukraine
On Friday, Israel decided to lift the travel ban on several countries that had been heavily affected by COVID-19.
Great Reaction to Wealth Tax Advocacy
Great Reaction to Wealth Tax Advocacy
Rüşdü Saraçoğlu, the former president of Central Bank of Turkey, and the grandson of Şükrü Saraçoğlu, who had been t...
Centropa Success of UÖMO Students
Centropa Success of UÖMO Students
Centropa Jewish Network (CJN), with more than 20 countries as project partners in Europe, keeps on organizing competitions for students in various cat...
First ´Kitchen Talks´ at ANU Museum was the Turkish Cuisine
First ´Kitchen Talks´ at ANU Museum was the Turkish Cuisine
The first of ´Kitchen talks´ where Jewish diasporas cuisines will be introduced by culinary researcher and journalist Roy Yerushalmi every month for a year at the ANU Museum (Museum of the Jewish People - Former Beit Hatfutsot) located in Tel Aviv University, with Foodish Organization, was organized on Friday, May 28th.
President of Poland Inaugurated the Monument in Istanbul in Memory of the Diplomat Who Saved Jews
President of Poland Inaugurated the Monument in Istanbul in Memory of the Diplomat Who Saved Jews
Polish President Andrzej Sebastian Duda inaugurated the monument in the Latin Catholic Cemetery in Şişli, Istanbul, in memory of Wojciech Rychlewicz, Consul General in Istanbul of the period, who had saved many Jews from the Holocaust.
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