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SUGIHARA REMEMBRANCE ROUTE IN JAPAN

SUGIHARA REMEMBRANCE ROUTE IN JAPAN

Most Americans know of Oskar Schindler, the German businessman who saved more than 1,200 lives during the Holocaust, by hiring Jews to work in his factories and fought Nazi efforts to remove them. But not so many people know about Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese diplomat who disobeyed his government’s orders and issued visas that allowed […]

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TÜRKIYE’S LAODICEAN THEATER HOSTS ITS FIRST PERFORMANCE IN 17 CENTURIES

TÜRKIYE’S LAODICEAN THEATER HOSTS ITS FIRST PERFORMANCE IN 17 CENTURIES

The ancient theater was reintroduced to the art scene during the twentieth year of the area’s excavation. Following the completion of its restoration, Türkiye’s ancient Laodicean Theater just hosted its first performance after 1,690 years of silence. The İzmir State Symphony Orchestra performed a concert for nearly 15,000 people at the theater’s re-opening ceremony. The […]

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New Exhibition by Turkish Sephardic artists opens in Sevilla

New Exhibition by Turkish Sephardic artists opens in Sevilla

A new exhibition of Turkish Sephardic artists, in the framework of the 530th anniversary of the Sephardic emigration from Spain to Ottoman lands, was opened in Sevilla. The exhibition, entitled, The ‘Sepharad: Traces of a Multicultural Heritage’ was opened by the Madrid head office of the Yunus Emre Institute which introduces Turkey’s cultural heritage to […]

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Jewish Cultural festival goes ahead in Copenhagen

Jewish Cultural festival goes ahead in Copenhagen

The Jewish Cultural Festival of Copenhagen opens on 1 June with dancing at the Round Tower in the Danish capital. Professional dancer and choreographer Esther Wrobel will transform the wall between the church and the Round Tower into a vertical dance floor, marking a connection between Danish Jews and Christian IV, to whom we owe […]

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