Congregants praying in the Ankara Synagogue, September 2017. Davide Lerner

The Last Jews of Ankara: A Once-thriving Jewish Community Dwindles to Near-extinction

The ancient Turkish community dates back to biblical times but today its 24 members struggle to make a minyan on Yom Kippur

“The Jews of Ankara are so far and few between that I can fit them all around my dining room table,” says Israel's ambassador to...

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