Turkey Hosts Holocaust Conference
10/24/13
Staff writer
Photo Galleria: 

As relations between Israel and Turkey continue to deteriorate, Yad Vashem is to hold a Holocaust education seminar at a university in Istanbul this week, according to the Times of Israel.

The seminar, part of Yad Vashem’s effort to improve understanding of the Holocaust in the Muslim, is taking place amid reports that members of Turkey’s Jewish community are leaving the country because of increasing anti-Semitism, the newspaper reported.

Some 20 Turkish academics are expected to attend the seminar at Galatasaray University on Thursday. The participants are scheduled to visit Jerusalem for a week-long seminar at Yad Vashem next June.

steve@jewishweek.org

Last Update:

10/24/2013 - 11:32

Comment Guidelines

The Jewish Week feels comments create a valuable conversation and wants to feature your thoughts on our website. To make everyone feel welcome, we won't publish comments that are profane, irrelevant, promotional or make personal attacks.

Add comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.