Safe Haven -- An affirming and suspenseful story about a young womans struggle to love again, Safe Haven is based on the novel from Nicholas Sparks, the best-selling author behind the hit films The Notebook and Dear John.
"To the woman my husband loves. If you're reading this, then it must be true, he loves you without a shadow of a doubt or else he wouldn't have given this to you. I can only hope that you feel the same way about him that he does about you. I wanted to write this letter because I wanted you to know one very important thing; I'm so glad he's found you. You need to take care of them; make them laugh, hold them when they cry, stand up for them, and teach them wrong from right."
Jewish Quarter in "Constantinople," today called Instanbul. The name of the Turkish city was changed from Constantinople to Istanbul in the 1920s, which explains the caption on this 1898 photo. The Jewish community in Turkey also dates back millennia. Tens of thousands of Jews from Spain found refuge in Turkey in 1492. The Ottoman Empire which ruled the Middle East for 400 years usually provided a safe haven for its Jewish residents, with occasional outbreaks of anti-Semitic episodes.