(October 18, 2021 / JNS) Originally from Turkey, Enes Kanter has been outspoken against his home country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Ellie Cohanim talks with the sports star on what the personal blowback to him from Erdoğan has been, using his platform for activism and building bridges, and what the future holds for him after basketball.
It also airs on the Jewish Broadcasting Service (JBS).
About “Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim”:
“Global Perspectives” is Jewish News Syndicate’s newest production. Join former U.S. Deputy Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism at the U.S. Department of State Ellie Cohanim, as she hosts some of the most important geopolitical conversations taking place in the Jewish world today. Cohanim, a sought-after speaker in her own right, interviews heads of state, policymakers, thought leaders and activists, in frank and open discussions.
These conversations provide key insights into critical and time-sensitive issues, including the Iranian nuclear threat, the rise of violent anti-Semitism, anti-Zionist activities, Christian and Muslim support for Israel, and the historic Abraham Accords.
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