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Winds of Judeo Espanyol on 6th International Ladino Day
Winds of Judeo Espanyol on 6th International Ladino Day
The 6th International Ladino Day- Dia Internasyonal Del Ladino, an event held every year with the goal to preserve the Judeo Espanyol language, was held on Sunday, February 10th, at Ulus Jewish School, this year.
Hermana, documentary about Ankara Jews, is on-line
Hermana,  documentary about Ankara Jews, is  on-line
The award-winning documentary Hermana, which was produced in 2017 and is about the untold stories of Ankara Jews, can now be watched on-line.
In New York, Renan Koen turned the grief into musical notes
In New York, Renan Koen turned the grief into musical notes
On January 26th, pianist Renan Koen gave a concert at Ataturk School in New York and touched the hearts of art lovers once again with select pieces from her Holocaust Remembrance/Before Sleep album.
Musical Flowers embedded in Jewish Baroque Music
Musical Flowers embedded in Jewish Baroque Music
On February 3rd, 2019, Italian Jewish Community in partnership with Italian Cultural Center organized a concert on the occasion of ‘January 27th International Holocaust Remembrance Day’, at the Italian Synagogue.
Italian Synagogue- Kal de Los Francos
Italian Synagogue- Kal de Los Francos
In the Byzantine period, Jewish communities coming from Genoa, Venice and Ancona used to live in Istanbul.
International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemorated in Ankara
International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemorated in Ankara
International Holocaust Remembrance Day was commemorated in Ankara on January 24, 2019.
“Visions of the Holocaust” Exhibition
“Visions of the Holocaust” Exhibition
“Visions of the Holocaust” Exhibition featuring black and white photographs of Holocaust colorized by Yusuf Tolga Unker to never forget, t...
“EMOTIONALLY MOVING PHOTOGRAPHS ARE OBSOLETE!”
“EMOTIONALLY MOVING PHOTOGRAPHS ARE OBSOLETE!”
On December 19th, 2018, veteran photographer Izzet Keribar was presented the 2018 Presidential Culture and Art Grand Award in Art/Photography category by the President of Turkey Mr. Tayyip Erdogan himself. Keribar has received numerous awards throughout his 65 years of career in photography. We talked with him about many things including this great honor, the digital transformation in photography, the time he served in Korea and his advices to his colleagues.
Nedim Saban wins third place in National Theater Play Contest organized by Kadikoy Municipality
Nedim Saban wins third place in National Theater Play Contest organized by Kadikoy Municipality
This year, Kadikoy Municipality has organized National Theater Play Contest for the second time. The objective of the contest is to encourage the writing of new theater plays and enrich Turkish theater play repertoire. The winners of the contest have been recently announced.
A pleasant chat with Ilber Ortayli
A pleasant chat with Ilber Ortayli
On Sunday morning, December the 23rd, Charity for the Impoverished (FKD) organized a breakfast seminar at Or Ahayim Hospital’s Nesim Albala Hall...
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