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Seminar with Mois Gabay at the Museum
Seminar with Mois Gabay at the Museum
A seminar with Mois Gabay will be organized at the Museum of Turkish Jews on Thursday, July 2nd.
Perception of Foreign Threat Hasn´t Changed
Perception of Foreign Threat Hasn´t Changed
The ´Research on Public Perceptions on Turkish Foreign Policy´ conducted every year by Kadir Has University, once again indicated that Israel and the USA are seen as the biggest foreign threats.
First Flight After Months
First Flight After Months
The 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.
Delicious Cookies for Us; Donations to Or Yom
Delicious Cookies for Us; Donations to Or Yom
Twin sisters Alara and Selin Reyna are two young girls that love to spend time in the kitchen, creating and exploring new delicacies. They are also kindhearted enough to turn their joy into a social help project. Let´s listen to this wonderful project from them.
Turkish Economist Dani Rodrik Granted the Princess of Asturias Award
Turkish Economist Dani Rodrik Granted the Princess of Asturias Award
Harvard University´s professor, Turkish economist Dani Rodrik has been granted the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences.
Synagogues in Istanbul are Reopening With Constraints
Synagogues in Istanbul are Reopening With Constraints
The first prayer in the Istanbul Synagogues will be on the Jewish holy day Shabbat (Saturday) this week.
The Museum of Turkish Jews is Reopening
The Museum of Turkish Jews is Reopening
The Quincentenial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews is opening its doors once again.
The ´New Normal´ Starts Today
The ´New Normal´ Starts Today
As of today, June 1st, the ´new normal´ is starting in Turkey.
Israel Airline El Al in Istanbul After 13 Years
Israel Airline El Al in Istanbul After 13 Years
The Israel Airline El Al that had to stop its scheduled flights in March 2007 due to financial reasons, landed on Istanbul Atatürk Airport this morning, after many years.
Happy ´May 19th Youth and Sports Holiday´ to the Turkish Youth!
Happy ´May 19th Youth and Sports Holiday´ to the Turkish Youth!
Today we are celebrating ´May 19th, Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth, and Sports Holiday´.
Inquiry Motion from Parliamentarian Paylan to ´Gerçek Hayat´ Magazine´s Insubstantial Claims
Inquiry Motion from Parliamentarian Paylan to ´Gerçek Hayat´ Magazine´s Insubstantial Claims
The insubstantial claims in the ´FETO Special Edition´ of ´Gerçek Hayat´ Magazine´ belonging to the Albayrak Media Group was brought to the Parliament´s agenda by Parliamentarian Garo Paylan.
Hermana Documentary Screened On-line
Hermana Documentary Screened On-line
Sephardic Heritage International DC, in a special screening, presented the documentary ´Hermana´ by Enver Arcak on Sunday, May 10th.
Hate Speech Towards Jews, Armenians, and Greeks From ´Gercek Hayat´ Magazine
Hate Speech Towards Jews, Armenians, and Greeks From ´Gercek Hayat´ Magazine
In the Turkish magazine called ´Gercek Hayat´, an editorial containing hate speech towards the Jewish, Armenian, and Greek communities of Turkey was published.
"Turkey Has Completed the First Phase in It´s Fight With Coronavirus"
"Turkey Has Completed the First Phase in It´s Fight With Coronavirus"
30,303 tests were administered today, of these 2,253 people were diagnosed positive. 64 people lost their lives and 4,917 patients have recovered today.
"We Are in a New Phase; We Shouldn´t Give Pandemic a Chance"
"We Are in a New Phase; We Shouldn´t Give Pandemic a Chance"
Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca remarking that on Sunday the parks and streets would be open to only people over 65, said, "Crowded group of friends, even in parks, are still dangerous. Thank you for your patience."
Prof. Dr. Ivet Bahar Elected As A Member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences
Prof. Dr. Ivet Bahar Elected As A Member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences
The Molecular Biology Professor Dr. Ivet Bahar, with exceptional success, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), in hono...
"The Weather Outside May Change Our Chart; Let´s Be Careful with Precautions"
"The Weather Outside May Change Our Chart; Let´s Be Careful with Precautions"
Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca: "The daily number of diagnosed cases is below 2000 for the first time since March 30th. Our number of newly recovered patients is close to 2.5 times this number."
Six Percent of Tests Diagnosed Positive; Staying Home for 3 Days
Six Percent of Tests Diagnosed Positive; Staying Home for 3 Days
The daily number of administered tests passed 42,000, the number of diagnosed cases is 2,615, 93 people passed away on April 30th.
Recovering Patients Keep Exceeding Diagnosed Cases
Recovering Patients Keep Exceeding Diagnosed Cases
The number of recovering patients keep being more than the number of newly diagnosed cases. 43,498 tests were administered on April 29th and 2,936 were diagnosed positive.
"We Can´t Be As Close As We Used To Be; Let´s Put Some Distance In-between"
"We Can´t Be As Close As We Used To Be; Let´s Put Some Distance In-between"
Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca trying to show that social distancing is crucial in our struggle with Covid-19, stated with slogans and pictures in his Twitter account that we can´t be as close as we used to be and that we should put some distance between us.
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Mozotros Ailesi-İrvin Mandel