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Exhibition of Jewish Athletes in Turkish History was available for visit from 27 November until 31 December 2016.

The official opening of the exibition took place on 4 December Sunday with the participation of the Chief Rabbi İzak Haleva.


Hanuka Kutlamasi a 2 

      We celebrated the 3rd day of Hannukah (Feast Of Lights) on 27 December Tuesday evening.

      On the 3rd day of Hannukah, with the participation of The Mayor of Beyoglu Mr.Ahmet Misbah Demircan, Chief Rabi İzak Haleva and Manager of Culture of the city of Istanbul Mr.Nedret Apaydın, we lit the candles in Neve Shalom Synagogue all together for ‘‘hope’’.

Following the Sabi Şamarya and Bike Öner recital and Cem Kaston singing his self-composed Hebrew songs, the event was closed with lighting the candles with Anoten Prayer.



      kitap ile sohbetAnalysis of a Book with Yasemin Sungur activity is taking place in the museum.

The first activity ‘’ Analysis of a Book ‘’ with Yasemin Sungur  took place on 5 December 2016 and is planned to go on every Monday between 13:00–15:00 hours.

The participants were chatting about the  first book chosen for this activity Kürk Mantolu Madonna written by Sabahattin Ali.



      gurme turur gezginler kulubu

      We hosted the Travellers Club group members in The Museum's Gerez Cafe on 15 November where they tasted several dishes of Typical Sephardic Kitchen after a tour of the museum itself.




      AYKGEuropean Day of Jewish Culture was celebrated with an intense participation in The Jewish Museum of Turkey and Neve Shalom premises.

Concerts, conference about The Lost Languages by Mario Levi, and Anna Eskenazi took place, the documentary film Las Ultimas Palavras and From Yesterday to Today The Izmir Sefarad Wedding was shown. Come Let's Meet activity gave the possibility to ask all the questions one wanted to know about the Jewish Life and Culture.



Nisya İşman Allovi, the museum curator, made a presentation about the new premises and the collection of our museum.

galata yahudi mirasi turlari

Jewish Heritage Tours in Galata is planned to take place once a month assisted by a proffesional Tour Guide.

iro 13 nisanWe hosted the Istanbul Chamber of Tour Guides at the museum.

tunusA feasibility study was made on creating a Jewish Museum at the El Griba Synagogue, on the Cerbe island. El Griba Synagogue has the distinction of being the oldest synagogue on the African continent.

turev 8HaziranWe hosted the Foundation of Tourist Guides at the museum.

yildiz izak balerThe opening ceremony was held of the midrash named after the Yıldız & Isak Baler couple.

habib gerez dgunu etkinlikThe 90th birthday celebration of painter and poet Habib Gerez was held and the exhibit featuring his paintings was toured.