[Ed. – Turkey went for nearly 90 years with comparatively little overt anti-Semitism. The Erdogan Islamist influence is permeating society now.]
A shop in downtown Istanbul, Turkey, posted a sign on its window front announcing that “Jew dogs” are banned from entering, local Jewish newspaper Salom reported.
The discriminatory banner, which was spotted on Thursday, says, “The Jew dogs cannot come in here” and features an image of an Israeli tank.
The store, located in Tahtakale, an area where many Jewish businesses are situated, sells mobile phone accessories. …
In recent years the climate in Turkey has become increasingly threatening for the country’s Jewish population. Various violent attacks on individuals have been reported and vicious anti-Israel rhetoric is widespread.