Turkish Jews

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In post-coup Turkey, Jews plan their future abroad

In post-coup Turkey, Jews plan their future abroad

Thousands of Turkish Jews are seeking foreign passports.Cnaan Liphshiz, 17/11/2016 01:57
'The terrorists sold their souls to the devil'

'The terrorists sold their souls to the devil'

Turkey's chief rabbi condemns Istanbul attack, calls for peace in the world.Benny Tocker, 30/06/2016 02:14
Turkish Jewish wedding draws anti-Semitism

Turkish Jewish wedding draws anti-Semitism

For the first time in 41 years, a Jewish wedding was held in Edirne, Turkey – and dozens of anti-Semitic tweeters responded.Hillel Fendel, 30/05/2016 11:51
Israel silent on threat to Jewish kids in Turkey

Israel silent on threat to Jewish kids in Turkey

Israeli, Turkish governments refuse to comment on reports last night of imminent plans by jihadist terrorist to massacre Jewish schoolkids.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2016 16:38
Report: ISIS planning attack on Turkish Jews

Report: ISIS planning attack on Turkish Jews

Terrorists from ISIS have advanced plans to murder Jewish children in Turkey, Sky News reveals.Elad Benari, 28/03/2016 23:32
'Everyone knew an attack was coming'

'Everyone knew an attack was coming'

Saturday's attack was not Turkey's first, says Jewish community leader - and everyone in Turkey saw Istanbul attack coming.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2016 14:43
Turkey's Jews publicly celebrate Hannukah in first

Turkey's Jews publicly celebrate Hannukah in first

President Erdoğan wishes Jewish community 'peace, happiness and welfare,' calling them 'an inseparable part of our society.'Raphael Poch, 17/12/2015 16:53
There’s a JCC in Turkey?

There’s a JCC in Turkey?

Amid rising assimilation, Turkey's ancient, tiny Jewish community sees its Jewish Community Center as part of the solution.Maayan Jaffe/JNS, 10/11/2015 16:20
Turkish Jews Hopeful After Poll, Fear Crackdown

Turkish Jews Hopeful After Poll, Fear Crackdown

Chairman of Turkish Jewry org says 'people with whom I am in touch say that because of the situation, they want to flee the country.'Nitsan Keidar, 09/06/2015 10:10
Ottoman Era Synagogue Reopens in Turkey

Ottoman Era Synagogue Reopens in Turkey

Turkey reopens the Great Synagogue in Edirne, following a restoration protect at a cost of $2.5 million.Ben Ariel, 27/03/2015 05:10
Turkey to Mark International Holocaust Day

Turkey to Mark International Holocaust Day

Chairman of Turkey's parliament will attend ceremony in Ankara in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Ben Ariel, 23/01/2015 05:16
Erdogan Wishes Turkish Jews a Happy Hanukkah

Erdogan Wishes Turkish Jews a Happy Hanukkah

Turkish president sends Hanukkah greetings to the Jewish community, says Jewish citizens are “the fundamental elements of Turkey.”Ben Ariel, 17/12/2014 04:16
Well-Known Turkish Jewish Couple Murdered

Well-Known Turkish Jewish Couple Murdered

Well-known Turkish Jewish couple found murdered at their home in Istanbul. Motive unknown.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/08/2014 23:56