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Turkish Newspaper Calls for Local Jews to Apologize for Gaza Deaths

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Ynet – A Turkish daily affiliated with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the country’s Jewish community to apologize for the Palestinian casualties of the Israeli operation in Gaza.

“You came here after being banished from Spain,” Yeni Akit correspondent Faruk Köse wrote Wednesday in an open letter to Hakham Bashi, the chief rabbi of Turkey’s Jewish community. “You have lived comfortably among us for 500 years and gotten rich at our expense. Is this your gratitude – killing Muslims? Erdogan, demand that the community leader apologize!”

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