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Concert at Kadikoy Hemdat Israel Synagogue
Concert at Kadikoy Hemdat Israel Synagogue
A cello concert was performed by Umut Sağlam at the Hemdat Israel Synagogue in Kadiköy, Istanbul, in the framework of the 50th Istanbul Music Festival organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV).
First Time in Israel: A Professional Play from Turkey
First Time in Israel: A Professional Play from Turkey
Organized by the Union of the Jews of Turkey in Israel (IYT - Itahdut Yotsei Turkia), with the support of the Turkey Tourism Promotion and Development Agency (TGA), the comedy that has received the Best Theatre Play Award ´Seninle Evlenir miyim? (Would I Marry You?)´ was performed in Tel Aviv on dates June 16th and 18th.
The Tenth Annual Conference of the Society of Sephardic Studies to be Held on June 28-30
The Tenth Annual Conference of the Society of Sephardic Studies to be Held on June 28-30
The tenth annual conference of Sefarad - Society of Sephardic Studies will be held in Belgrade, between the dates June 28th and 30th.
The Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs will Visit Turkey
The Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs will Visit Turkey
Israel´s travel warnings for its citizens visiting Turkey due to possible attacks by Iran continue. The Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Yair Lapid stated that he would be visiting Turkey on Thursday.
Minority Foundations Election Regulation Published
Minority Foundations Election Regulation Published
The regulation allowing the Minority Foundations to elect their board of directors has been published in the Government Gazette.
From Chief Rabbi Isak Haleva to Israelis: "You Can Feel at Home in Turkey"
From Chief Rabbi Isak Haleva to Israelis: "You Can Feel at Home in Turkey"
Turkey´s Chief Rabbi Isak Haleva, during his interview with The Jerusalem Post newspaper, stated that the Israeli tourists were not under any threat in Turkey and that indeed they were safe here.
Conference of European Rabbis Held in Munich
Conference of European Rabbis Held in Munich
During the 32nd convention of the Conference of European Rabbis held in Munich, Rabbi Izak Peres from the Turkish Jewish Community was appointed as a member of the association´s Standing Committee Veida Matmedet.
Synagogue Chants Choir at the Culture Festival
Synagogue Chants Choir at the Culture Festival
The ´Yako Taragano Synagogue Chants Choir´ has performed in the context of the ´Capital Culture Road Festival´ organized by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Great Award for ´Jewish Cuisine of Edirne´ Book
Great Award for ´Jewish Cuisine of Edirne´ Book
The book ´Jewish Cuisine of Edirne´, written by Aydemir Ay and Dr. Yilmaz Seçim, and published by the Municipality of Edirne in three different languages, Turkish, English, and Ladino, has been awarded at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2022.
Celebration of Annette Bat Mitzvah Club´s 43 Girls
Celebration of Annette Bat Mitzvah Club´s 43 Girls
The 2021-2022 Collective Bat Mitzvah Ceremony of the Annette Bat Mitzvah Club, which had been established within the Turkish Jewish Community´s Chief Rabbinate Education Commission (HEGKOM) in 2002, was realized in the Neve Shalom Synagogue on Sunday, May 29th.
Traditional Shavuot Celebration in the Historical Italian Synagogue
Traditional Shavuot Celebration in the Historical Italian Synagogue
The Historical Italian Synagogue Kal de Los Francos housed the traditional Shavuot ceremony on Sunday, May 29th, after the two-and-a-half-year break due to the pandemic.
Great Artist Habib Gerez Lost His Life
Great Artist Habib Gerez Lost His Life
The famous writer, poet, and artist Josef Habib Gerez lost his life.
Traces of a Multicultural Heritage by Sephardic Artists
Traces of a Multicultural Heritage by Sephardic Artists
The ´Sepharad - Traces of a Multicultural Heritage´ exhibition, organized in the framework of the 530th anniversary of the Sephardic Jews´ coming to the Ottoman lands, is opened in Spain.
Burgazada Island Summer Camp Awaiting Its Guests This Year
Burgazada Island Summer Camp Awaiting Its Guests This Year
The Burgazada Island Summer Camp (Burgazada Tatil Evi), located in Burgazada, one of the beautiful Princes´ Islands of Istanbul, while entertaining the children and young people, has also been serving as a peaceful recreational place for the old people, for years. We asked a few questions to President Morris Kohen and co-President Sandra Yurgaf as to what awaits us at the Burgazada Island Summer Camp this year.
Norwegian Helsinki Committee´s Report on the Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief in Turkey
Norwegian Helsinki Committee´s Report on the Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief in Turkey
The Norwegian Helsinki Committee Freedom of Belief Initiative has published the Monitoring Report on the Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief in Turkey, 2022. The report titled "An Appeal to Move Forward from Aspirations to Actions" covers the legislative, judicial, and administrative developments on the right to freedom of religion or belief between April 2019 and December 2021 in Turkey.
Renan Koen´s Concert at the Turkish Embassy in Washington DC
Renan Koen´s Concert at the Turkish Embassy in Washington DC
The renowned pianist, composer, soprano, and music therapist Renan Koen performed a concert at the Turkish Embassy in Washington DC, to commemorate Yom Hashoa - Holocaust Remembrance Day.
´Black Frame of the History´ Exhibition at Neve Shalom Cultural Center
´Black Frame of the History´ Exhibition at Neve Shalom Cultural Center
The ´Black Frame of the History´ Exhibition which the KaraKare committee has prepared under the leadership of Alef youth, is open for visiting until May 8th, at the Neve Shalom Cultural Center.
Coming Together to Say "Never Again"
Coming Together to Say "Never Again"
Yom HaShoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day, where the lives lost during the Holocaust are commemorated, is on Thursday, April 28th this year.
Turkish Cuisine of Centennial Recipes Guided by Gastrodiplomacy
Turkish Cuisine of Centennial Recipes Guided by Gastrodiplomacy
Translation by Janet MITRANITurkish Cuisine, which dates back centuries, carries the flavors of delicacy heritage filtered to our day from countless c...
Turkish Airlines: "There will be 89 Flights per Week Between Turkey and Israel"
Turkish Airlines: "There will be 89 Flights per Week Between Turkey and Israel"
Turkish Airlines and AnadoluJet have announced that they will be increasing their flights to Israel. They stated that there would be 89 flights between Israel and Turkey during the summer. Among the cities that there will be flights to and from Israel are Istanbul, Antalya, and Muğla.
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