June 12, 2014

On Being Jewish in Erdogan's Turkey

Elhanan Miller, Times of Israel

Washington Post

Turkey’s public atmosphere is far from favorable for the Jews these days. A recent anti-Semitism survey carried out by the Anti-Defamation League found that 69 percent of Turks harbor anti-Semitic beliefs, significantly higher than the Western European and Eastern European averages (24% and 34% respectively) and only slightly lower than the Middle Eastern average of 74 percent.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Jews, Turkey


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