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Karel Valansi is a columnist at Shalom newspaper focusing on Turkish foreign policy and the Middle East.

ARTICLES BY: Karel Valansi

April 6, 2015 9:40 pm

Opening a New Synagogue in Turkey

In the past, when Adio Kerida (Goodbye my Beloved) was sung at the end of a Jewish ceremony in Turkey, some had tears in their...

February 16, 2015 10:38 am

Commemorating the Holocaust in Turkey (With an Attack on Israel)

The victims of the Holocaust were officially going to be commemorated in Turkey - as they would be in many other countries. This was huge....


Israeli and Russian Presidents Discuss Threat to Close Jewish Agency

Israeli President Isaac Herzog spoke by telephone with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, in a bid to take the sting out the tensions between the two countries that have...


Israel Opens Southern Airport to Palestinian Passengers, Flights to Turkey...

Palestinians in the West Bank will be able to fly abroad through Israel's Ramon Airport starting later this month, Israel's...

Middle East

Lapid Thanks Egypt’s Sisi for Truce Mediation Efforts

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid expressed his gratitude to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Monday for Cairo’s “strenuous efforts” in securing a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian...


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