Osmanbey

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Osmanbey
Location of Şişli in Istanbul
Location of Şişli in Istanbul
Coordinates: 41°03′5.94″N 28°59′15.24″E / 41.0516500°N 28.9875667°E / 41.0516500; 28.9875667Coordinates: 41°03′5.94″N 28°59′15.24″E / 41.0516500°N 28.9875667°E / 41.0516500; 28.9875667
Country  Turkey
Province Istanbul
District Şişli
Time zone GMT +2
Area code(s) (+90) 212
Inside of Osmanbey station of the Istanbul Metro.

Osmanbey is one of the four neighbourhoods (together with Teşvikiye, Maçka and Pangaltı) within the Nişantaşı quarter of the Şişli district in Istanbul, Turkey.

A memorial stone marking where Hrant Dink was killed outside the office of Agos.

Osmanbey is also home to the Beth Israel Synagogue built in 1940.[1] The Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink was murdered outside the office of Agos Newspaper in Osmanbey in 2007.

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  1. ^ The transformation of the Jewish community of Istanbul Volume 1 - Page 52 Ilan Karmi - 1990 "Several synagogues were built in Sisli and the surroundings as well (the last one, "Beth Israel", was built in Osmanbey in 1940) ; presently, a large part of the Istanbul Jewry is residing in this area.