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Director Enver Arcak

Hermana>The Untold History of Ankara’s Jewish Community

The Jews of Ankara. A community that, as the years passed, experienced the changes of migration to Istanbul and Israel

With the arrival of Sephardic Jews in the 15th centrury, an ancient Jewish community in the heart of Turkey grew and prospered. The community reached its peak in the first half of the 20th century, in time to witness the ascent of their city, Ankara, as the capital of the new Turkey…

In his documentary “Hermana: The Untold History of Ankara’s Jewish Community,” director Enver Arcak tells the history of this little-known community, from the Hellenistic through to the Ottoman periods, with testimonies right from the source: The Jews of Ankara. A community that, as the years passed, experienced the changes of migration to Istanbul and Israel. WATCH:

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