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Akhisar Jewish Cemetery´s Nameplate Renewed Again
Akhisar 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.
Big Participation in the International Ladino Day from All Around the World
Big 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.
"Purim is One of Our Historically and Socially Most Important Holidays"
"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:
´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´ on Vimeo
´Bella´s Story´ and ´Wherever Life Takes You - Erol Güney´s Story´ documentaries can be watched on Vimeo.
International Ladino Day via Zoom this Year
International 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.
Guest of ´Ikinci Bahar (Second Spring)´ Chorus: Leyla Alaton
Guest of ´Ikinci Bahar (Second Spring)´ Chorus: Leyla Alaton
The well-known businessperson Leyla Alaton will be the guest of ´Ikinci Bahar (Second Spring)´ Chorus...
Sara Pardo Introduced Sephardic Culture
Sara 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.
Virtual Holocaust Exhibition: Facing
Virtual Holocaust Exhibition: Facing
The Embassy of Israel in Ankara produced and broadcasted a virtual video exhibition consisting of Yusuf Tolga Ünker's colored Holocaust photograp...
Sentimental Moments in the Historical Italian Synagogue
Sentimental 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.
Genocide Information Website by the Presidency
Genocide 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.
Conversation with the Young People at the Presidency
Conversation with the Young People at the Presidency
Young people from the Turkish Jewish and Christian communities studying at various universities have been welcomed at the Beştepe Presidential Complex upon the invitation of the Chief of Cabinet of the Presidency Dr. Hasan Doğan.
´Jewish Culture in Turkey´ Seminars Continue with Nana Tarablus
´Jewish Culture in Turkey´ Seminars Continue with Nana Tarablus
The third of the ´Jewish Culture in Turkey´ seminar series organized by the Hebrew Language Center is welcoming the chief editor of Şalom Magazine, Nana Tarablus.
´Holocaust Symbols´ Exhibition from Alberto Modiano
´Holocaust Symbols´ Exhibition from Alberto Modiano
Albert Modiano´s ´Holocaust Symbols´ virtual photography exhibition at the Quincentenial Museum of Turkish Jews...
Secret of Success from Ulus Jewish Schools
Secret of Success from Ulus Jewish Schools
Students, teachers, and administrators of Ulus Jewish Schools (UÖMO) that have been coming back with awards from both national and international competitions they have participated in the science field for 15 years, told us the secret of this success.
´Synagogues of Istanbul´ Presentation
´Synagogues of Istanbul´ Presentation
The Eastern Languages Center organized another presentation in the context of 'Jewish Culture in Turkey' seminars, on Sunday, January 17th. Moderated ...
Guest of ´Ikinci Bahar (Second Spring)´ Chorus: Bogachan Sözmen
Guest of ´Ikinci Bahar (Second Spring)´ Chorus: Bogachan Sözmen
Actor and musician Boğaçhan Sözmen will be the guest of ´Ikinci Bahar (Second Spring)´ Chorus...
´3200 Proverbos´ @Gozlem Bookstore
´3200 Proverbos´ @Gozlem Bookstore
Bulgarian Jewish Community member Leon Benatov compiled the proverbs, idioms, curses in Ladino he had been studying and collecting for 15 years, in a ...
Çorlu Jewish Cemetery´s Gate Stolen Again
Çorlu Jewish Cemetery´s Gate Stolen Again
Çorlu Jewish Cemetery´s iron gate weighing 1 ton, has been stolen once again.
World 2nd Place for UÖMO Students in Science Competition
World 2nd Place for UÖMO Students in Science Competition
The two high school students of the Ulus Jewish Schools Science Project Team, competing at the Korea International Science Fair´s ´Computer Science´ category, came 2nd in the world, with their project.
´Colors of Istanbul´
´Colors of Istanbul´
The book ´Colors of Istanbul (Istanbul´un Renkleri)´ telling about the different faith groups that have an important place in Istanbul´s cultural heritage, published by Kültür A.Ş., an affiliate of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, has been introduced in a meeting in Malta Pavilion.
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