Ahmet Almaz’ recent study “The Torah’s Turkish Descendents” on Judaism, Shabtaism (Donmeh) and Ottoman history has generated unusual interest and will appear this week at Yakamoz Yayinlari (Istanbul-Turkey ).
Besides studying the relationship between Jews and Turks, this study also approaches the subject of modern Turkey founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk’s alleged Jewish root
This book also contains many documents on the subject as well as photographs taken in Uskudar (Istanbul) Bulbulderesi, and Ciksalan (Istanbul) Karaite Cemetery