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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.
Renan Koen will Perform at Carnegie Hall
Renan Koen will Perform at Carnegie Hall
The renowned pianist Renan Koen will perform the ´Hymns from Auschwitz´ Concert created by Koen herself at the Carnegie Hall in New York on April 20th.
Renan Koen Performed at New York Turkevi Center
Renan Koen Performed at New York Turkevi Center
Renan Koen met with music lovers at the Turkish House (Turkevi Center) in New York.
President Erdoğan´s Greetings for Passover
President Erdoğan´s Greetings for Passover
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan conveyed his best wishes in the message he shared for the Passover (Pesach) Festival.
Hanri Benazus´s Name Will Live in Izmir
Hanri Benazus´s Name Will Live in Izmir
The researcher and writer Hanri Benazus´s name is given to a street in Izmir.
Rıfat Behar Seen Worthy of Order of Knighthood of Italy
Rıfat Behar Seen Worthy of Order of Knighthood of Italy
The ´Order of the Star of Italy (Ordine della Stella d´Italia)´, awarded by the Italian President, was presented to Rafael Rıfat Behar, Head of the Italian Jewish Community in Turkey, at the Venetian Palace in the Istanbul Italian Consulate on the evening of April 3rd.
President Erdoğan Condemned the Terror Attacks
President Erdoğan Condemned the Terror Attacks
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, during his phone call to Israeli President Isaac Herzog on Friday, condemned the recent terror attacks aimed at Israeli civilians.
Edirne and Bat Yam Became Sister Cities
Edirne and Bat Yam Became Sister Cities
The Mayor of Edirne, Recep Gürkan, who has visited Israel together with a committee upon an invitation from the ´Union of the Jews of Turkey in Israel (IYT - Itahdut Yotsei Turkia), signed a Friendship and Partnership Agreement with the Mayor of Bat Yam, Tzvika Brot.
530th Anniversary of Sephardic Jews´ Arrival in Ottoman Lands Celebrated in Madrid
530th Anniversary of Sephardic Jews´ Arrival in Ottoman Lands Celebrated in Madrid
The 530th anniversary of the Sephardic Jews´ arrival in the Ottoman lands was celebrated on the dates March 28-30, with arts and cultural activities organized in Madrid, Spain.
Prof. Arditi Receives Outstanding Achievement Award
Prof. Arditi Receives Outstanding Achievement Award
The 17th of the Kadir Has Awards, rewarded every year by the Kadir Has University to the valuable scientists of our country who have accomplished sign...
Enthusiastic Celebration of International Ladino Day
Enthusiastic Celebration of International Ladino Day
The traditional International Ladino Day (Dia Internasional Del Ladino / Judeo-Espanyol Estambol) was organized online again on March 20th, Sunday due to the pandemic. There was great participation in the event, from Turkey and many countries of the world, via Zoom and the live stream via the Facebook account of the Sephardic Cultural Research Center.
´Fighting Racism and Discrimination´ Discussed in Antalya Diplomacy Forum
´Fighting Racism and Discrimination´ Discussed in Antalya Diplomacy Forum
A panel on fighting racism and discrimination took place in the framework of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum which was held in Antalya, Turkey on March 11-13, 2022.
Peace Prayer for Ukraine from Turkish Chief Rabbi Isak Haleva
Peace Prayer for Ukraine from Turkish Chief Rabbi Isak Haleva
The war environment in the north of our country, causing the deaths of hundreds of soldiers and civilians, especially children, besides a lot of finan...
US Ambassador to Turkey Visited Chief Rabbi Haleva
US Ambassador to Turkey Visited Chief Rabbi Haleva
US Ambassador to Turkey, Jeffry L. Flake, paid a courtesy visit to the Chief Rabbi of Turkish Jews Rabbi Isak Haleva on Thursday, March 3rd.
Vehbi Koç Award 2022 Presented to Distinguished Professor Dr. Ivet Bahar
Vehbi Koç Award 2022 Presented to Distinguished Professor Dr. Ivet Bahar
This year, the Vehbi Koç Award which is given every year since 2002 in the fields of education, health, and culture respectively, is presented to the Distinguished Professor Dr. Ivet Bahar for her computational molecular and systems biology studies she has pioneered.
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