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Tuesday, November 18, 2003

Yes, ZAKA went to Istanbul

Relatives and friends of Berta Ozdogan mourn next to her casket drapped with the Turkish flag at the Ashkenazi Jewish Cemetery in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday Nov. 18, 2003. Berta Ozdogan, a 35-year old Turkish Jew, pregnant with her Muslim husband, was one six Jewish victims of the Saturday's synagogue bombings in Istanbul. Her husband Ahmet Ozdogan also died during the attacks. Counting the suicide drivers of the explosives-crammed pickup trucks that were exploded two minutes apart outside snagogues intwo neighborhoods during Sabbath services, the overall death toll was 25 [23]. (AP Photo/Murad Sezer)



Classmates of Annette Rubinstein Talu, hold a wreath with her picture as they stand next to her casket during a funeral ceremony at the Ashkenazi Jewish Cemetery in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday Nov. 18, 2003. Annette Rubinstein Talu an eight-year old girl, was one six Turkish Jewish victims of Saturday's synagogue bombings in Istanbul. Her grandmother 85-year-old Anna Rubinstein also died during the attacks.