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  • Jewish cemetery unearthed during construction work in Turkey

    May 1, 2013 | 9:51 am

    Gravestones and bones from an ancient Turkish Jewish cemetery were unearthed during the construction of an underground tunnel.

    The remains in the Turkish city of Izmir were found more than 20 feet below ground, the Hurriyet Daily News reported Wednesday.

    According to Hurriyet,...

  • Jewish singer is Turkey’s pick for Eurovision

    January 11, 2012 | 10:32 am

    A Jewish singer will represent Turkey at the Eurovision song contest.

    Can Bonomo of Izmir was Turkey’s pick for the annual songfest, Zaman’s online edition reported Tuesday. This year’s contest will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan, in May.

    EuroVisionary, a Eurovision fan site,...