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European Day of Jewish Culture in Istambul 2023

The European Day of Jewish Culture will be held on 12 November 2023 at the Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews and the adjacent Neve Şalom Synagogue. Held in Turkey since 2001, the EDJC will introduce the culture and traditions of the Turkish Jews with a series of events – lectures, exhibitions, documentary films, concerts, tours – this year within the framework of the « Memory » theme.

The Turkish Jewish Community has been living in the territory of Turkey for centuries and on this day visitors will be able to learn more about its culture, the vanishing language Judeo-Espanyol (Ladino), Sephardic dishes, concerts, talks, movie displays, and stories. The main purpose of the day is to introduce the cultural and historical heritage of Turkish Jews, as well as to share their traditional music and arts with the people of their country. The program, open to public, consists of a variety of topics that will take participants on a journey towards the life-style of Turkish Jews.

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Date Start Date: 12/11/2023

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Type of event

Open doors


Bereketzade Mahallesi̇ Büyük Hendek Caddesi̇ No 39 Beyoglu,
Istanbul, Türkiye






The Quincentennial Foundation Museum Of Turkish Jews

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