The Bride from Istanbul: TV Series Change the Discourse on Turkey. An Interview with Dr. Tsameret Levy-Daphny / Goel Pinto, Kan Tarbut 12/2/2019 (Hebrew)

Dr. Levy-Daphny: Diplomatic relations between the two countries currently being not so good, the telenovelas offer us Israelis an opportunity to look at Turkey and see how people live their daily lives.

The Turkish administration sees the telenovelas as a kind of ambassador; it understands that these series have tremendous political power.

 

The interview can be heard from minutes 42:51 to 51:50.

 

For the interview (in Hebrew): https://www.kan.org.il/radio/player.aspx?ItemId=71137