— A Turkish reporter admitted that he fabricated a quote by Jared Kushner in which President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser report…
“Those who systematically violate human rights in their own country should not preach to the only true democracy in the region,” the Israeli government replied.
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.
Fanning tensions with Germany and Holland, the Turkish president said Europe is treating Muslims as badly as it treated Jews under the Nazi regime during Work War II.
Turkey on Wednesday called on the Israeli government to halt what it called “illegal settlement policies” on Palestinian land.
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.
Peering at Egypt’s political earthquake from the sober distance of a few hours, J.J. Goldberg offers two takeaways: It’s a blow to American democracy-peddlers and a nightmare for Turkey.
As the budding protest movement in Turkey against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan struggles to gain a foothold, Israel is watching the developments with some measure of ambivalence.
The protests that have shaken Turkey are driven by secular opponents of Islamist-leaning Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Where do Jews and other minorities fit into its future?
Ynet.co.il, the news site associated with Yediot Ahronot, has a profile of incoming Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon (known since his youth by the nickname “Boogy”). It’s important reading, so I’ve translated it below.