Well-Known Turkish Jewish Couple Murdered At Istanbul Home


candle914A well-known Turkish Jewish couple who created one of the most iconic brands of Turkey have been murdered at their home in Istanbul.

Police found the bodies of Jak Karako, 77, and his wife, Georgia Karako, 69, at their apartment in Istanbul’s Ortaköy neighborhood on Aug. 22. Their caretaker, who fled, is suspected to have stabbed the couple.

The police, who are searching for the caretaker as part of the ongoing investigation, surrounded the building and interrogated locals.

Jak Karako was one of the founders of Ören Bayan, the most famous yarn brand in Turkey.

(Source: Hurriyet Daily News)


  1. BDE. I’ll bet we can blame this on Turkey’s virulent anti-Israel policies – state sponsored anti-semitism. Terrible on many levels. What a horrible way to end productive lives of an elderly couple.