The Jewish scholar calls on the Israeli Government to recognize the Armenian Genocide, The Jerusalem Post reports. Israeli intellectuals often address this issue. In his new book, Israel Charny reveals how Turkey is pressuring Israel to deny the Genocide.
Charny believes that his country is politicizing the issue of the Armenian Genocide. That pressure was even expressed by banning Armenians from attending genocide classes or canceling conferences on the subject if Armenians were present.
The scholar notes that Israel has agreed to these demands amid threats from Turkey.