TURKEY

Karel VALANSÝ

Spanish Ambassador Javier Hergueta: “For Spain, it is Very Important to Improve the Customs Union Agreement”
Spanish Ambassador Javier Hergueta: “For Spain, it is Very Important to Improve the Customs Union Agreement”
During his visit to Istanbul, we met with Mr. Javier Hergueta, the Ambassador of Spain to Ankara. We discussed Turkey-EU relations. We also talked about the Covid and vaccination situation in Spain, the second-generation vaccine that they are developing, and the law that grants Spanish nationality to Sephardic people.
"We Wish the Sephardic Community All the Best"
"We Wish the Sephardic Community All the Best"
This year La Autoridad Nasionala del Ladino prepared a special Ladino day. ´El Dia Mundial del Ladino´ was streamed via Zoom on the evening of March 17th. We talked to the Ambassador of Spain to Ankara Javier Hergueta due to this special occassion.
“We are Beyond What I Had Dreamed of When I Moved to Dubai”
“We are Beyond What I Had Dreamed of When I Moved to Dubai”
We talked about how the peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates affected the Jewish life in the Emirates, with the investment manager Cem Habib, who has been living in Dubai since 2016, and who is one of the founding members of the Jewish Council of Emirates (JCE), the first officially recognized Jewish community of the UAE.
Prof. Gause: “There are clear differences between the King and the Crown Prince”
Prof. Gause: “There are clear differences between the King and the Crown Prince”
During his speech in the United Nations General Assembly last week, King Salman of Saudi Arabia called for “coexistence among all the region’s peoples” and stated that “Peace in the Middle East is our strategic option.” We talked about the position of Saudi Arabia and recent developments in the region with Prof. Dr. F. Gregory Gause, III, professor of International Affairs and Head of the International Affairs Department at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University.
Inbar: “We will not See a Peaceful Middle East”
Inbar: “We will not See a Peaceful Middle East”
The signing of Abraham Accords is a significant development in the unstable Middle East. We talked with Prof. Dr. Efraim Inbar, the Israeli position and the future of the Turkish-Israeli relations. Prof. Inbar is the president of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies (JISS), and professor emeritus of political science at Bar-Ilan University. He was the founding director of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA), a position he held for 23 years. He specializes in Middle Eastern strategic issues, Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy, and Turkey-Israel relations.
The Most Important Problems of Turkey are Economy and Terror
The Most Important Problems of Turkey are Economy and Terror
The 2019 results of Kadir Has University´s ´Social and Political Trends in Turkey´ research that has been conducted for 10 years, revealing the public impulses, were announced on January 15th.
´An Architectural Glance at Jerusalem in Light of Ottoman Documents´ Exhibition
´An Architectural Glance at Jerusalem in Light of Ottoman Documents´ Exhibition
´His Merciful Majesty, An Architectural Glance at Jerusalem in Light of Ottoman Documents´ exhibition was opened with a reception in Kadir Has University on November 11th.
1986 Neve Shalom Victims Commemorated... Our Pain is Still the Same
1986 Neve Shalom Victims Commemorated... Our Pain is Still the Same
22 people who lost their lives in the horrible Neve Shalom attack on September 6th, 1986, were commemorated with a ceremony. The ceremony which started with the victims’ relatives lighting candles in memory of the terror victims, went on with the meaningful speech of Beri Koronyo, Advisor to Turkey Rabbinate Foundation. Following the prayer for the lives lost, the cenotaph in Ashkenazim Cemetery, was visited.
La Dalkavo Ora (The Final Hour)
La Dalkavo Ora (The Final Hour)
The film “La Dalkavo Ora”, which depicts the centuries-long journey of a Sephardic family, serves as a document that will be passed on to next generations. While watching the film, you set off from Istanbul and travel to first Greece and then to Auschwitz, Portugal and finally to Spain where everything had started. We talked with Producer Selim Kemahli, Director Caglar Malli, actress Deniz Bensusan and composer Renan Koen about the story of how the film was made.
Prof. Dr. Ivet Bahar Received Kadir Has Outstanding Achievement Award
Prof. Dr. Ivet Bahar Received Kadir Has Outstanding Achievement Award
This year at 15th Kadir Has Awards, Prof. Dr. Ivet Bahar received ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’. Bahar was presented with her award at a ceremony held at Kadir Has University Cibali Campus, on March 22nd. We talked with Prof. Dr. Ivet Bahar primarily about her studies on neurodegenerative diseases and battle with drug addiction.
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