Turkey's Jews and their immigration to Israel

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Toktaş Ş.

Middle Eastern Studies, vol.42, pp.505-519, 2006 (SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00263200500521479
  • Journal Name: Middle Eastern Studies
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.505-519
  • Police Academy Affiliated: No


Turkey, traditionally, is recognized as a ‘sending’ country in terms of international
migration flows, and in the form of both labour migration and asylum seekers, it has
sent out thousands of immigrants, mainly to European countries. For these reasons,
existing studies on Turkey and international migration have traditionally focused on
Turkish immigrants in Europe, mainly those in Germany, or on the characteristics of
Turkey as a sending country characteristic