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Outward Direct Investments Nearing $24bn

Image Almost 3,500 Turkish companies are currently operating in 103 countries. Nearing $24bn, Turkish outward direct investments intensify in energy, banking, communications, manufacturing and commerce. According to a study from the Ankara Trade Chamber based on Treasury and Central Bank data, outward direct investments, at a mere $3.7bn by 2001, shot up to $23.6bn as of September 2010. Therefore, near $20bn of the Turkish investment abroad has been made in the past decade.

An Over 100-Year-Old History of Turkish Sephardic Jews in Seattle

Temple de Hirsch exterior, 15th Avenue and E. Union St., Seattle, ca. 1908-1914. (Photo: University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division)

According to the M.A. thesis of Albert Adatto, a student of University of Washington in 1939, (“Sephardim and the Seattle Sephardic Community”), the first two Sephardic Jews Jack Policar (d. 1961) and Solomo Calvo (d. 1964), arrived in Seattle from the island of Marmara, Turkey in 1902. The first Turkish Jew to arrive in Seattle is thought to have been David Levy in 1900. In 1904, they met Nissim Alhadeff, who had arrived that year from the Isle of Rhodes, between Greece and Turkey, in a Seattle Greek Café.

Sephardic Jews from Turkey and Former Ottoman Lands in the United States

A news about Turkish Jews immigrants in New York in 1912. (Source: New York Times June 4, 1912)

By Selin Senol
On March 4, 1992, Turkish Jews celebrated at the Neve Salom Synagogue in Istanbul the 500th anniversary of their ancestral acceptance in Ottoman Turkey under Sultan Beyazit II, after the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Sephardic Jews (who refused to convert to Christianity) by Spain in 1492. Hearing about the eviction, the Sultan issued a welcoming decree for the Jews, purportedly commenting that the Spanish King must have ‘lost his mind’ for expelling his ‘best’ and ‘wealthiest’ subjects.

Edirne and Its Jewish Community at the Turn of the 19th Century

By Erol Haker - -
Edirne (Adrianople) is a city in the Balkans in the Turkish Republic, located at the confluence of the Meriç River and its two principal tributaries, the Tunca and the Varda. The town had a population of 99,000 in 1901, consisting of 40,000 Turks, 6,000 Albanians, 30,000 Greeks, 10,000 Bulgarians, 9,000 Jews and 4,000 Armenians.

Done With Graduate Studies, Now Off To Find A Job

Completing a graduate degree after college is the dream of many young people. According to the data of the National Center for Education Statistics, an office under the US Education Department, approximately 1,514 schools provide graduate level education. 898 of these prepare students for professional life with an MBA. Just in 2002, the number of students who had an M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration) was 120,785.

37,067 Persons Who Moved Away from Bergen County, NJ

Image The U.S. Census Bureau reported on five of the top counties where residents of Bergen County were most likely to have moved from and to over a one-year period between 2007 and 2011. Among Bergen residents, 24,870 persons, or 2.7 percent, lived in a different county one year earlier. Among the counties they were most likely to have come from were: Hudson, Passaic, New York (NY), Queens (NY), and Essex Counties.  Among the 37,067 persons who moved away from Bergen during the course of the year, among their most common destinations were Passaic, Hudson, New York (NY), Middlesex, and Essex Counties.

More International Support Needed for Jordan to cope with Syrian refugees, Says UN Development Chief

Image Amman, Jordan, 11 April 2013— Greater international support is needed for countries currently absorbing increasing waves of refugees fleeing Syria, including Jordan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said yesterday as she wrapped up a four day visit to Jordan. The deterioration of the security and humanitarian situation in Syria has forced thousands of Syrians to flee and seek refuge in neighbouring countries, with Jordan alone currently hosting nearly half a million internationally displaced persons (IDPs) from Syria, according to news reports.

U.S. Naturalizations:2012, A Total of 757,434 Persons Naturalized

Image The naturalization process confers U.S. citizenship upon foreign citizens or nationals who have fulfilled the requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). After naturalization, foreign-born citizens enjoy nearly all of the same benefits, rights, and responsibilities that the Constitution gives to native-born U.S. citizens, including the right to vote. This Office of Immigration Statistics Annual Flow Report presents information on the number and characteristics of foreign nationals aged 18 years and over who naturalized during 2012.

Commercial Real Estate Investors Favour Safe Haven Cities in Europe

Image German cities dominate the investment prospects for Europe’s commercial real estate sector as investors continue to favour safe haven locations according to a new report. The Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe 2013, a real estate forecast published jointly by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) ranks 27 cities across Europe, based on respondents’ expectations for market performance in 2013.

FTAA Nassau Bolgesi Polis Mudurlugune Bassagligi Mesaji Gonderdi

Image Ali Cinar - New York - 28 Ekim 2012 - Türk Amerikan Dernekleri Federasyonu , bir şüpheli aracı durdurması ile başlayan olay sonucunda öldürülen Nassau Bölgesinde görev yapan Polis Memuru Arthur Lopez için Nassau Bölgesi Emniyet Müdürü Thomas V. Dale’e başsağlı mesajı yolladı. TADF Mesajında ,toplumun huzur ve güvenliği için çalışan tüm güvenlik güçlerine desteklerinin her zaman olacağı belirtilirken, başta şehit olan polisin ailesi olmak üzere tüm Emniyet Müdürlüğüne başsağlığı dileğinde bulundu Cumartesi günü defnedilen cenazesine NYPD görev yapan Türk kökenli polisler’de katıldı.
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