The letter objects to “the unlawful detention and wrongful conviction of writers and thinkers.”
Societies dealing with secular revolutions and religious counterrevolutions must engage with each other rather than sharpening their blades.
Numbers paint a stark picture for the future of Turkey’s steadily shrinking Jewish community. Forty percent of the population is preparing a possible exit route from a land that has harbored Jews since Ottoman times.
Turkey’s Erdogan regime continues its war on the free press this week by shutting down a satirical magazine for a cartoon about Moses.
A few weeks ago I met with Fethullah Gülen, “the man behind the coup,” according to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey, who accuses this reclusive cleric of being the brains behind the failed coup last summer in Turkey.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed the reconciliation agreement with Israel restoring diplomatic ties after a six-year freeze.
The leader of Germany’s liberal Free Democrats (FDP) likened Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s purge of state institutions to the actions of the Nazi party in the 1930s in comments published on Sunday.
The political party of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lost its ruling majority in parliament, apparently setting back the anti-Israel leader’s bid to gain sweeping powers.
When the domes of Edirne’s abandoned Great Synagogue caved in, Rifat Mitrani, the town’s last Jew, knew it spelled the end of nearly two millennia of Jewish heritage in this Turkish town.
Israel’s troubled relations with Turkey seemed to be on the right track after President Obama brokered a deal between the two U.S. allies. Things have quickly fallen apart again.