3 MarchFrom the Museum of Turkish Jews: ´Megillat Esther´
24 FebruaryPurim Festival is Coming
March 3, 2021 From the Museum of Turkish Jews: ´Megillat Esther´
March 1, 2021 Akhisar Jewish Cemetery´s Nameplate Renewed Again
February 25, 2021 "Purim is One of Our Historically and Socially Most Important Holidays"
February 24, 2021 Purim Festival is Coming
First Flight After MonthsThe scheduled flights from Istanbul to Tel Aviv that had been paused due to COVID-19, among many other flights, started again today, on Wednesday, June 24th.
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Translation by Janet MITRANI
Many months later, the first Turkish Airlines flight with flight number TK 795 from Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport, took off at 17:05 heading to Istanbul. Have nice flights everyone!
1 MarchAkhisar Jewish Cemetery´s Nameplate Renewed Again
The Jewish Cemetery´s nameplate which had been demolished for the second time in two years, has been renewed by Kemal Kantar.
26 FebruaryBig Participation in the International Ladino Day from All Around the World
9th of the International Ladino Day organized in Istanbul with many activities in Ladino language which is one of the most important elements of Sephardic culture, has been a great success.
25 February"Purim is One of Our Historically and Socially Most Important Holidays"
Chief Rabbi Isak Haleva sent a message to the Turkish Jewish Community for the upcoming Purim Holiday that will be celebrated starting on Thursday evening:
22 February´Bella´s Story´ and ´Wherever Life Takes You - Erol Güney´s Story´ on Vimeo
´Bella´s Story´ and ´Wherever Life Takes You - Erol Güney´s Story´ documentaries can be watched on Vimeo.
19 FebruaryInternational Ladino Day via Zoom this Year
The International Ladino / Judeo Espagnol Day that is being celebrated in many countries since 2013, will be celebrated on Sunday, February 21st via Zoom, due to the pandemic circumstances this year.
18 FebruaryGuest of ´Ikinci Bahar (Second Spring)´ Chorus: Leyla Alaton
The well-known businessperson Leyla Alaton will be the guest of ´Ikinci Bahar (Second Spring)´ Chorus...
12 FebruarySara Pardo Introduced Sephardic Culture
Sara Pardo told about Sephardic Culture in Channel Ege of Izmir in the documentary ´Göç Mutfaği (Emigration Cuisine)´ she has hosted.
11 FebruaryVirtual Holocaust Exhibition: Facing
8 FebruarySentimental Moments in the Historical Italian Synagogue
For the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, on the evening of January 27th, the Italian Jewish Community and the Istanbul Italian Cultural Institute came together at an event organized under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy in Istanbul.
4 FebruaryGenocide Information Website by the Presidency
The Presidency of the Republic of Turkey Directorate of Communications opened a website titled ´WeRemember´ in memory of the victims of the massacres in various countries. There is also a Holocaust section on the website.