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Under Erdoğan, Turkish Authorities are Leading a Revival of Jewish Heritage
Under Erdoğan, Turkish Authorities are Leading a Revival of Jewish Heritage
Some say the cultural rejuvenation is an act by the president to cover his inherent antisemitism, while others say it represents a genuine interest in the community´s past.
The Keeper of Izmir
The Keeper of Izmir
After 40 years in Israel, Nesim Bencoya returned to his once-cosmopolitan hometown in Turkey to save its hidden synagogues.
Mavi Marmara Gaza Flotilla Ship up for Auction Starting at $346,200
Mavi Marmara Gaza Flotilla Ship up for Auction Starting at $346,200
The Mavi Marmara, which took place in the 2010 Gaza flotilla, has been put up for auction due to debt.
Netflix´s ´The Club´ Offers a Rare Portrait of Turkish Jews, Shattering Historical Taboos in the Process
Netflix´s ´The Club´ Offers a Rare Portrait of Turkish Jews, Shattering Historical Taboos in the Process
By David Ian Klein, November 16, 2021, Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA)Imported Israeli TV has given Netflix several big hits in recent years, largely ...
After a Month in Hiding, Afghanistan´s Last Jew Arrives in Turkey
After a Month in Hiding, Afghanistan´s Last Jew Arrives in Turkey
By David Ian Klein,  October 17, 2021,  The ForwardZebulon Simentov looked tired but relieved as he exited the customs and baggage claim are...
4,500-Year-Old Jar from the Bronze Age Discovered in Southern Turkey
4,500-Year-Old Jar from the Bronze Age Discovered in Southern Turkey
A team of 25 researchers unearthed traces of civilization in a Turkey settlement dating back 7,000 years.
Has the Location of Noah´s Ark Finally been Proven Using 3D Scans?
Has the Location of Noah´s Ark Finally been Proven Using 3D Scans?
The Torah tells us that the Ark landed on the hills of Mt. Ararat, a dormant volcano near the east border of Turkey. The Durupinar site is approximately 30 km south of that mountain.
Turkey Tells Israel It is Ready to Exchange Ambassadors Again
Turkey Tells Israel It is Ready to Exchange Ambassadors Again
The Turkish government is ready to dispatch an ambassador to Tel Aviv once the Israeli government commits to simultaneously reciprocating the measure, a senior Turkish official tells Israel Hayom.
´Ladino´s Renaissance´: For This Dying Jewish Language, COVID Has Been an Unlikely Lifesaver
´Ladino´s Renaissance´: For This Dying Jewish Language, COVID Has Been an Unlikely Lifesaver
Thanks to lockdowns and online learning, the world of Ladino is now flourishing, leading many to reassess whether they´d been too eager over the years to believe rumors of the language´s imminent extinction.
Turkey Threatens to Cut Diplomatic Ties with UAE over Israel Peace Deal
Turkey Threatens to Cut Diplomatic Ties with UAE over Israel Peace Deal
Turkey and Iran clash with UAE over decision to normalise ties with Israel
Turkey Grants Citizenship to Hamas Operatives Plotting Terror Attacks from Istanbul
Turkey Grants Citizenship to Hamas Operatives Plotting Terror Attacks from Istanbul
Turkey facing questions over decision to give citizenship to members of banned terrorist group
Renan Koen will Lead Seattle’s Sephardic Holocaust Memorial
Renan Koen will Lead Seattle’s Sephardic Holocaust Memorial
This year, pianist Renan Koen will lead Seattle’s Sephardic Holocaust memorial from the Italian Synagogue in her home country, Istanbul, Turkey.
Israeli Startup, Redefine Meat, Poised To Make 3D Printed Plant-Based Steaks A Reality
Israeli Startup, Redefine Meat, Poised To Make 3D Printed Plant-Based Steaks A Reality
By Holly Chavez,  July 3, 2020,  Grit Daily News Even before Joaquin Phoenix tried to shame us into rethinking the meat-eating choices ...
Teva Drugs Approved for Emergency Covid-19 Trials
Teva Drugs Approved for Emergency Covid-19 Trials
The FDA is recommending controlled clinical trials for chloroquine phosphate and hydroxychloroquine to test the drugs´ effectiveness in treating the virus.
What is Herd Immunity and Can It Stop the Coronavirus?
What is Herd Immunity and Can It Stop the Coronavirus?
Once enough people get Covid-19, it will stop spreading on its own. But the costs will be devastating.
Anti-Semitic Hackers Are Exploiting Quarantine to Infiltrate Jewish Online Meetings
Anti-Semitic Hackers Are Exploiting Quarantine to Infiltrate Jewish Online Meetings
“Awful doesn’t begin to touch it. It’s horrific. It’s disgusting. It’s disheartening.”
Musician Renan Koen on Turkish American Television
Musician Renan Koen on Turkish American Television
Musician Renan Koen: Composers of Terezín Concentration Camp Show How to Resist Positively
Two-week Isolation Ordered for All Who Enter Israel
Two-week Isolation Ordered for All Who Enter Israel
There are now 50 people diagnosed with coronavirus in Israel.
Hackers Taking Advantage of Coronavirus Panic - Report
Hackers Taking Advantage of Coronavirus Panic - Report
In most cases, hackers are using these domains for phishing attempts.
Printed Cellulose Burgers: Soon at a Restaurant Near You!
Printed Cellulose Burgers: Soon at a Restaurant Near You!
Israeli restaurant chain BBB has partnered with 3D vegan burger printing company SavorEat.
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