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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
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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
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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....

Features

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...

World

As Trump Heads to Davos, Survey Points to Rising Risk of War

The risk of political and economic confrontations between major powers, including outright military conflicts, has risen sharply, according to a survey released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) days before...

Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu Says Indian Peace Hero Gandhi an Inspiration

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the home of Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday, saying modern India's founding father and promoter of peace was an inspiration for humanity. Netanyahu is making the...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Shoots Down Missile Fired From Yemen

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group toward Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region was shot down by Saudi forces on Tuesday, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported. The station gave...

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