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‘Toss the dice for a good cause!’

Turkish American Ladies League cordially invites you to casino night fundraiser.  TALL is a very active organization, with multiple events held throughout the year to raise funds for designated charities. “Do you like going to Vegas?, Do you like the excitement of all games and sparkles? At the end of this month, Las Vegas is […]

Great news about ATASC-San Diego Turkish Children’s School!

The ATASC-San Diego Turkish Children’s School “High School Credit/School Accreditation” application has been approved by the San Diego Unified School District in January 2009.  The Turkish School has qualified to the Accreditation Standards of the San Diego Unified School District. The committee also approved the request to make this accreditation retroactive to the beginning of […]

Huma Gruaz: “Nothing is impossible”

Huma Gruaz, founder and president of Alpaytac Inc., has been named one of the nation’s top three “Brand Marketers of the Year” by PR News. Gruaz was honored at the 2008 PR People Awards in Washington D.C. last week.  I had an interview with her for Turkish Journal. So here is my questions and her […]


McCurdy: Get organize, get involved political!..

The President of TCA, Lincoln McCurdy said to the Turkish Community in United States: Get organize, get involved political by supporting candidates, by giving politically constitutions!  Lincoln McCurdy, The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) President arrived yesterday to Los Angeles from Washington, DC to attend the ATASC Republic Day Ball in Long Beach last night. […]

‘Filmmaking is my sickness, success is my painkiller’

  ‘Filmmaking is my sickness, success is my painkiller’   An American Carol written by David Zucker is due to be released on October 3rd, 2008. The leading role is played by the Turkish actor, Serdar Burhan Kalsin. He plays a terrorist filmmaker.  When David Zucker cast his newest film, An American Carol, Kalsin was […]

Azerbaijani view of Gul’s visit to Yerevan

  Today a World Cup qualifying game between the Turkish and Armenian national football teams will take place in Yerevan. Armenian President Serge Sarkisian invited his Turkish counterpart to “watch the game together” in an article he wrote for the Wall Street Journal, July 9. After this article, President Abdullah Gul decided to go to […]

Talking Nagorna-Karabakh issue

The foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia came together in the Russian capital of Moscow and gave a joint statement on the Nagorno-Karabakh issue. After this meeting I had a chance to talk with Azerbaijan Consul General of Los Angeles, Elin Suleymanov…    Could you tell us your opinion about this meeting please?  Azerbaijan has […]

‘The Deep Mountain’

    Ece Temelkuran takes a journey into the Armenian mentality and tries to understand the heart of ‘Armenians’  Ece Temelkuran is the most-read female political columnist in Turkey, writing regularly for Milliyet. Her latest book, The Deep Mountain, published in Istanbul in May 2008, is currently being translated into English. Based on interviews with […]


Teachers are not happy with “No Child Left Behind”

  Teachers are upset about not having a contract to begin school year again.  Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama each propose for U.S. education. McCain believes that many schools are failing and (NCLB) helps to illustrate the problem. Obama believes that public education was broken before NCLB –and that NCLB was intended to […]


“The Young Turks” is the first nationwide ‘liberal talk show’ in US

The Young Turks (TYT), the first nationwide liberal talk show and first live, daily internet TV show, is a funny, smart, irreverent and entertaining look at politics, sex, news, pop culture, current affairs and personal stories. Cenk Uygur, the main host of the liberal talk show is Turkish and I had a chance to meet […]

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