Chief Rabbi Isak Haleva visited the Mayor of Istanbul, Ekrem Imamoğlu
Chief Rabbi Isak Haleva, Turkish Jewish Community co-presidents Erol Kohen and Ishak Ibrahimzadeh, previous president Silvyo Ovadya, Jewish Community Minority Foundations Representative Moris Levi and Turkish Jewish Community Spokesperson Deniz Saporta paid a visit to the Mayor of Istanbul, Ekrem Imamoğlu.
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Moris Levi, Silvyo Ovadya, Ishak Ibrahimzadeh, Ekrem Imamoğlu, Chief Rabbi Isak Haleva, Erol Kohen and Deniz Saporta
Imamoglu, amidst his conversation during the visit, mentioned that the preparations for setting up a ‘Committee of Faith’ within the municipality was continuing and added, “We have a ‘Committee of Faith’ project that we are planning on starting this term in our Istanbul. Our friends working on this project will also contact you. All the different faith groups may be experiencing problems or may have requests. We started this project for these problems and/or requests to be noticed immediately. We want everyone to feel happy with their own beliefs.”
Rabbi Haleva thanked Imamoglu for his works and achievements.
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
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.
Holocaust Themed Concerts by Renan Koen
The pianist, composer, soprano and music therapist Renan Koen is giving a series of Holocaust-themed concerts in South Africa and the USA, in the context of the Holocaust Remembrance events.
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.
´Shoah´ will be Shown in Institut Français de Turquie
In the context of January 27 International Holocaust Remembrance Day, as a joint event of Goethe-Institut Istanbul, Institut Français de Turquie, and the Israeli Consulate, Claude Lanzmann´s famous ´Shoah´ documentary film will be shown in the French Cultural Institute.