Yigal Schleifer


Turkish Cleric in The Poconos Challenges Premier — Split Over Israel

By Yigal Schleifer

Turkish Cleric in The Poconos Challenges Premier — Split Over Israel
A powerful leader who threatens to unseat Turkey’s premier is a onetime ally based in the Poconos. The cleric’s support for better ties with Israel may have sparked the split.Read More


For Israel and Turkey, Breaking Up Is Easy To Do

By Yigal Schleifer

For Israel and Turkey, Breaking Up Is Easy To Do
There was once much to bring Israel and Turkey together. Yigal Schleifer writes that the marriage fell apart because close ties never translated into people-to-people understanding.Read More


A ‘Love Affair’ Gone Wrong: Turkish-Israeli Relations Stand on the Brink

By Yigal Schleifer

A few weeks ago, I was reminiscing with a member of a Turkish nongovernmental organization, a person who works on improving business ties with Israel and the Palestinians, about the golden age of Turkey-Israel relations.Read More



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