In Trouble, Turkey’s Leader Blames Israel—Raising Tension for His Country’s Jews


Many blame Recep Tayyip Erdogan for rising anti-Semitism, but the legacy of his conspiracy-mongering may outlast his rule

Sundown: Syrian Troops Seize Strategic Villages

Plus Hong Kong’s Jewish high school graduates its first class, and more

Daybreak: Al-Qaeda Plot Against Turkish Shul Foiled

Plus diplomats say chemical weapons were used by Assad in Syria

Charles Darwin Was A Bad Jew

Well, at least, according to new Turkish schoolbooks

The Turkish Art of Love

The charming, 85-year-old Istanbul poet and painter Habib Gerez buries his Turkish-Jewish heritage in a country where Jewish artists are not accepted

Daybreak: Iran Talks Seem Likely Next Month

Plus what the Syrian rebels should do next, and more in the news

The Other Secret Jews

A new book explores the rich history of Turkey’s Dönme, Sephardic Jews who converted to Islam in the 1600s

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