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Thieves who Stole Historical Manuscripts from Gaziantep Synagogue were Captured
Thieves who Stole Historical Manuscripts from Gaziantep Synagogue were Captured
The thieves who had stolen two historical manuscripts from the Gaziantep Synagogue were first caught on the security camera and then by the police.
Nana Tarablus´s Latest Book Published in English
Nana Tarablus´s Latest Book Published in English
Şalom Magazine´s Editor-in-Chief Suzan Nana Trablus´s latest book has been published in English.
Former Chief Rabbi of Turkey Rabbi David Asseo Commemorated
Former Chief Rabbi of Turkey Rabbi David Asseo Commemorated
The former Chief Rabbi of Turkey Rabbi David Asseo has been commemorated by his grave at Ulus Jewish Cemetery in Istanbul.
Intercultural Activities at Kostem Olive Oil Museum
Intercultural Activities at Kostem Olive Oil Museum
A very special intercultural activity themed ´Traces of Urban Recollection´ will be organized by the Kostem Oil Museum in Izmir, on August 11th.
We´ve Lost Great Master Metin Sarfati
We´ve Lost Great Master Metin Sarfati
Şalom writer, philosopher, and academician Prof. Metin Sarfati lost his life due to his illness. The unexpected death of Metin Sarfati created a great wave of grief, especially among his family, loved ones, and the academic world. Sarfati´s death went down in history as a great loss for Turkey, the Turkish Jewish Community, and the university circles. Sarfati had willed that the news of his death should be announced 20 days after his death.
´Chat Evenings´ at Büyükada Hesed LeAvraam Synagogue
´Chat Evenings´ at Büyükada Hesed LeAvraam Synagogue
The Büyükada Hesed LeAvraam Synagogue is bringing together people from different backgrounds and ages with cultural activities just like every summer.
Prof. Dr. Rejin Kebudi Chosen as Secretary General of SIOP
Prof. Dr. Rejin Kebudi Chosen as Secretary General of SIOP
Prof. Dr. Rejin Kebudi has been chosen as the Secretary-General Elect of the SIOP - International Society of Pediatric Oncology.
Dr. Bahar Akpinar´s Presentation in England on Holocaust Studies
Dr. Bahar Akpinar´s Presentation in England on Holocaust Studies
Şalom Newspaper writer Dr. Bahar Akpinar made a presentation at the annual conference organized by The British Association for Holocaust Studies (BAHS).
Turkey Won Bronze Medal in Table Tennis at Maccabiah Games
Turkey Won Bronze Medal in Table Tennis at Maccabiah Games
Our athletes won the bronze medal in the field of table tennis at the 21st World Maccabiah Games.
Vandalism in Hasköy Jewish Cemetery: 36 Tombstones Broken
Vandalism in Hasköy Jewish Cemetery: 36 Tombstones Broken
The Turkish Jewish Community stated that 36 tombstones have been broken in the Hasköy Jewish Cemetery, in Istanbul.
Maccabiah Games, Here We Come!
Maccabiah Games, Here We Come!
The 21st Maccabiah Games are starting on July 14th, in Israel. Turkey will be participating in this year´s games with a crowded team of 50 athletes.
Chief Rabbi of Czechia Sidon Visited the Historical Italian Synagogue
Chief Rabbi of Czechia Sidon Visited the Historical Italian Synagogue
The Historical Italian Synagogue Kal de Los Francos welcomed Karol Sidon who has been serving as the Chief Rabbi of the city of Prag and Czechia since 1992, on Thursday, June 30th.
Opening Night of ´Izmir´s Sephardic Women Hand in Hand´ Documentary
Opening Night of ´Izmir´s Sephardic Women Hand in Hand´ Documentary
The documentary titled ´Izmir´s Sephardic Women Hand in Hand´ is meeting the audience on July 6th at the French Cultural Center in Izmir.
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.
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