TURKEY

INTERVIEW

“Talking and writing about our own history is our duty”
“Talking and  writing about our own history is our duty”
With his book “Kanuni’s Jewish Banker Dona Gracia”, author Aaron Nommaz, left a mark in history and in the hearts of many people with the story of Dona Gracia Mendes, the mother of Sephardic Jews who is considered to be one of the most humane and altruistic people in the history of humanity. Aaron Nommaz blazed a trail with this book by depicting the life story of the richest woman in 16th century whose story have never been told in Turkish, before. We talked with Aaron Nommaz about his valuable book which can be considered as both a biography and a history book.
The memories of composers who lost their lives at death camp kept alive at Terezin
The memories of composers who lost their lives at death camp kept alive at Terezin
Pianist, composer and soprano Renan Koen gave two concerts in Prague (August 21st) and Terezin (August 22nd) as part of ‘Everlasting Hope: Gustav Mahler and Terezin Composers’ Festival. As part of her Holocaust Education program, Koen brought along two of her young conservatory students who are both Muslims, to the festival.
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