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  • Historic Istanbul synagogue reborn as vibrant arts center

    November 11, 2010 | 1:09 pm

    The Haskoy quarter of Istanbul, which overlooks the historic Golden Horn inlet of the Bosphorus, was once the site of the gardens and pavilions of the Ottoman Empire sultans. In the late 15th century, it became the refuge for thousands of Jews who were expelled from Spain and...