The Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews

The Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews

The Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews

The Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews, which was put into service by The Quincentennial Foundation on November 25, 2001, is an important building that provides vast information about Turkish Jews. The museum, which was established in 1989 to celebrate the arrival of Sephardic Jews (Jews and Muslim Turks) to the Ottoman Empire, consists of three separate sections.

In the first section of the The Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews, which is adapted according to today's modern technologies and equipped with interactive panels, the history of the Jews living in Anatolian lands starting from the fourth century BC to today is explained.

The most striking objects of the The Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews, where the touch-operated computer system is in service in all sections, are print works and newspaper samples of the Turkish Jewish press, are the works published before and after the Republic. In addition, this section includes objects used in religious rituals.

Ethnography, another part of the museum, deals with the life cycle from birth to death. In addition to the ethnography section where various presentations, pictures and videos are shown with barcovision, the last section also includes objects that reflect important values ​​such as holidays, traditions and customs, religion, language and food cultures. In addition, you can witness the Judeo-Spanish language oral history study in this section.

It was first established in an old synagogue building in Perçemli Street in Karaköy, one of the most beautiful districts of Istanbul, and later on it moved to Şişhane Neve Shalom Synagogue on September 20, 2015.

It is open between 10:00 a.m and 16:00 p.m from Monday to Thursday and between 10:00 a.m and 14:00 p.m on Fridays and Sundays and, is closed on Saturdays and on some special days. The 500. Yıl Vakfı Turkish Jews Museum, which is open between 10:00 and 14:00 on Fridays and Sundays, is closed on Saturdays and some special days.

The Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish JewsThe Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish JewsThe Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish JewsThe Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews

Comments

  • moghadam
    26.08.2022 08:17

    javaher

  • buseats2
    09.11.2022 07:13

    Büyük Hendek Caddesi üzerinde Galata Kulesi'nin yakın komşusu. Sadece bir müze demek yanlış olur. Din, kültür ve etnografya gibi farklı alanları tarihsel bir yolculukla birleştiriyor.

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