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Bulgaria

Bulgarian Jewish Community offers support for refugees fleeing Ukraine

SHALOM, the organization of Bulgarian Jews, provides spiritual services to support refugees who arrived on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Four parties in Bulgaria’s Parliament condemn Pro Nazi March

Four parties in Bulgaria’s National Assembly have made declarations strongly condemning the...

Bulgaria opts out of Durban IV Conference citing antisemitism

Bulgaria will not participate in the UN event marking 20 years since the World Conference Against Racism in Durban, bringing the number of countries boycotting the event over its antisemitic content to a dozen.

Synagogue in Sofia defaced with swastika, white supremacist symbol

A wall of the Sofia Central Synagogue was defaced with an antisemitic message and a swastika.

Bulgarian far-right candidate denies Holocaust, praises Hitler, Nazis

Ultra-nationalist Bulgarian politician Miroslav Ivanov was condemned by Shalom, the Jewish umbrella organisation in Bulgaria and EJC affiliate, for a television interview denying the Holocaust and praising Adolf Hitler.

Rescue of Bulgarian Jews commemorated

Ceremonies were held in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia and elsewhere in the country on March 10 commemorating the 1943 rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from deportation to the death camps.

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