TURKEY

INTERVIEW

Mois Navon: “I Want to Find Out How We Should Relate to Robots in the Future”
Mois Navon: “I Want to Find Out How We Should Relate to Robots in the Future”
Mois Navon quit his job after Mobileye was sold to Intel and he followed his passion for Jewish philosophy. Now he is known as ‘the rabbi of Mobileye’ and giving lectures about Torah and science.
Ivo Molinas: “They Never Saw Us as Turkish, Therefore We Always Felt Like a Minority.”
Ivo Molinas: “They Never Saw Us as Turkish, Therefore We Always Felt Like a Minority.”
Melike Çapan from Independent Turkish spoke to our newspaper Þalom’s Editor in Chief, Ivo Molinas, on antisemitism, a concern to many people including the politicians and a specific group among the society.
“The Jewish Community in Azerbaijan is As Comfortable As Those Living in Israel”
“The Jewish Community in Azerbaijan is As Comfortable As Those Living in Israel”
Emil Aliyev who is living in Azerbaijan found out at the age of 15 from his father’s cousin that he is Jewish. With significant achievements that came one after the other, today Aliyev is getting ready to be the youngest assistant professor in the field of medicine in Turkey. He shared with us in his own words about the moment he found out that he was Jewish and how that changed his life. He also enlightened us on being a Jew in Azerbaijan.
Nietzsche, the Jews, and a New Philosophy of Orientation
Nietzsche, the Jews, and a New Philosophy of Orientation
Interview with the German Philosopher Werner Stegmaier...
Tomer Heymann and ‘Chosen Families’
Tomer Heymann and ‘Chosen Families’
Pera Film presented ‘Chosen Families: Tomer Heymann’, a selection of films by Israeli documentary producer and director Tomer Heymann.
“My Grandmother Practiced Two Religions”
“My Grandmother Practiced Two Religions”
Sebla Selin Ok, an academic from Marmara University Fine Arts Faculty Photography Department, decided to dig up her own roots after researching photographs that keep the integrity of identities alive.
Following My Great-grandfather´s Footsteps
Following My Great-grandfather´s Footsteps
With Françoise Caraco, who begins her story saying “I found some old photos at my father’s house,”, we talked about her project ‘Hidden Istanbul’ based on her family history dating back to the end of 19th century. I met Caraco, who has been coming back and forth to Istanbul since 2012, via an e-mail. I wanted to share this interesting story, which in fact could happen to any one of us.
David Grossman and ´Understanding the Other´ Despite Everything
David Grossman and ´Understanding the Other´ Despite Everything
Israeli author David Grossman, who criticizes government policies and is known for his pacifist stance, tells the journey of a mother who is worried about the fate of his son who went to war, in his book “To the End of the Land” published in 2008. ‘To the End of the Land’ has recently been released in Turkey in Turkish. We talked with Grossman about his book and his views on peace in the Middle East.
"Eli Cohen did Everything out of His Love for His Country"
"Eli Cohen did Everything out of His Love for His Country"
Israel’s legendary spy Eli Cohen, who is remembered all over the world again, with the short series being broadcasted on the international platform, also took its place in the Turkish Literature.
Azra Kohen: “I am continuously fighting my prejudices.”
Azra Kohen: “I am continuously fighting my prejudices.”
One of our days’ most popular writers, Akilah Azra Kohen’s new novel ‘See Me: The Story of Two Eras’ has reached a high number of sales. Kohen, in her new novel, tells the story of a love that sprouted among two very different characters, at the time of the transition from the Ottoman Empire to Turkish Republic.
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