"Turkish-Jewish ties focus of panel
by Sandra Adelstein
Turkey's star is rising. The country's inclusion into the European Union is on the horizon, enabling it to transcend hundreds of years of isolation as the only Muslim country in Europe.
Its relationship with Israel is stable, with military and economic cooperation continuing, despite rising Turkish anti-Semitism and criticism of Israeli government policies.
At a D.C. forum on Turkish-Jewish relations, held earlier this month at the 25th annual convention of the Assembly of Turkish American Associations, speakers offered insights into Turkey's historical and current relations with the Jewish people. "
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