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"We Will Not Lose Judeo-Espagnol"
"We Will Not Lose Judeo-Espagnol"
The 7th International Ladino Day was celebrated last Sunday with a great crowd. Judeo-Espagnol (Ladino) which is one of the most important elements of Sephardic Culture, was honored with many different activities that lasted all day long.
Anti-Semite Cartoon Warning to Cumhuriyet
Anti-Semite Cartoon Warning to Cumhuriyet
The Press Council gave ´warning´ to Cumhuriyet Newspaper, based on the anti-Semite cartoon published.
Countdown to International Ladino Day 2020
Countdown to International Ladino Day 2020
The 7th of the ´International Ladino Day´, that is aiming to keep the Judeo-Espagnol language alive, is going to be celebrated in Istanbul.
´A Sephardic Journey´ in the Museum of Turkish Jews
´A Sephardic Journey´ in the Museum of Turkish Jews
Today at 3 o´clock, the documentary ´Trees Cry For Rain: A Sephardic Journey´ will be displayed in the Quincentenial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews.
Emotional Holocaust Remembrance Concert in the Historical Italian Synagogue
Emotional Holocaust Remembrance Concert in the Historical Italian Synagogue
The Holocaust Victims Remembrance Concert was organized in the historical Italian Synagogue ´Kal de Los Francos´ together with ´Istituto Italiano di Cultura Istanbul´.
Chief Rabbi Isak Haleva Visited President Erdoğan
Chief Rabbi Isak Haleva Visited President Erdoğan
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan welcomed the Turkish Jewish Community Chief Rabbi Isak Haleva in the Presidential Palace.
With ´Fight for Earth´ Eran Yakar Received the Gold Award
With ´Fight for Earth´ Eran Yakar Received the Gold Award
In the Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Contest, 12-year-old Eran Yakar earning the first prize in the ´Middle School - Film´ category, received the Gold Award.
The Meaningful Meeting of the Kuzguncuk Communities
The Meaningful Meeting of the Kuzguncuk Communities
T.C. Presidency Department of Communications, Department of Strategy Development have started a project named ´The Mosaic of Turkey - Meeting Point for Different Religions´.
Mois Gabay Attended the ´Istanbul Tourism Workshop´
Mois Gabay Attended the ´Istanbul Tourism Workshop´
Şalom writer Mois Gabay attended the ´Istanbul Tourism Workshop´ organized by the Municipality of Istanbul, as one of the achievements of the Istanbul Tourism Platform which was brought to life in November 2019, to improve and beautify our city.
A Massive Earthquake in Elaziğ, Turkey
A Massive Earthquake in Elaziğ, Turkey
After the earthquake of 6.8 magnitude, last Friday, with the epicenter as the Sivrice town of Elaziğ, 35 people are dead and more than 600 people are wounded.
The Documentary ´Vakko, My Life´
The Documentary ´Vakko, My Life´
The documentary ´Vakko, My Life´ depicting the life of Vitali Hakko, creator of Vakko, one of the most important and prominent fashion brands of Turkey, will be shown in the Museum of Turkish Jews.
´The Story of Holocaust Survivor Lina Amato´
´The Story of Holocaust Survivor Lina Amato´
The documentary ´The Story of Holocaust Survivor Lina Amato´ was shown in the Quincentenial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews.
Turkish Products Fair in Israel for the First Time
Turkish Products Fair in Israel for the First Time
This year Mediterranean Exporters´ Association (AKIB) is organizing a Turkish Export Products Fair in Israel for the first time.
The 2nd Izmir Sephardic Culture Festival was a Huge Success
The 2nd Izmir Sephardic Culture Festival was a Huge Success
The 2nd Izmir Sephardic Culture Festival was opened on December 26th, with Izmir Mayor Tunç Soyer´s opening speech in Sinyora Synagogue.
From the Museum of Turkish Jews: ´Besamim´
From the Museum of Turkish Jews: ´Besamim´
The ´Besamim´ from 1895, selected from the Quincentenial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews collection...
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Kuzguncuk Synagogue
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Kuzguncuk Synagogue
Hollywood´s famous couple Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones visited the Kuzguncuk Synagogue in Istanbul during the world tour they are taking with their children.
Gaziantep Synagogue Opened its Doors After 40 Years
Gaziantep Synagogue Opened its Doors After 40 Years
The Gaziantep Synagogue that hosted mostly the Jewish community coming from Arab countries during the Ottoman Empire, opened its doors once again after 40 years.
Hanukkah 2019 was Celebrated in Galata
Hanukkah 2019 was Celebrated in Galata
Galata, the historical district of Turkish Jews, where once many Jewish people lived in, witnessed a wonderful Hanukkah celebration this year.
Hanukkah Celebration in Neve Şalom Synagogue
Hanukkah Celebration in Neve Şalom Synagogue
A beautiful Hanukkah celebration presenting Burstein Klezmer´s Basement and Cenk Rofe Concert was held in Neve Şalom on the eve of December 23rd, Monday, organized by the Turkish Ashkenazim Community and Neve Şalom Sephardic Synagogues Foundation.
From the Museum of Turkish Jews: ´Hanukkiah´
From the Museum of Turkish Jews: ´Hanukkiah´
The ´Hanukkiah´ from the 19th century, selected from the Quincentenial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews collection...
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