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Bulgaria

Bulgarian Foreign Minister hosts Passover Seder for Bulgarian and Balkan Jewish communities

Bulgarian Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva hosted a Passover Seder attended by leaders of Jewish communities from Bulgaria and the Balkans.

Bulgarian State Archives open exhibition marking 75th anniversary of saving of Bulgarian Jews

A documentary exhibition entitled "1943: Persecution and Defence. The Fate of the Bulgarian Jews" opened at the country’s Archives State Agency on March 15.

Bulgarian Orthodox Church honoured for role in saving Jews during the Holocaust

Bulgarian Jewish organisations conferred honours on the Bulgarian Orthodox Church for its role in the prevention of the deportation of Bulgarian Jews to the Nazi death camps.

Far-right extremists march in Sofia to honour World War II general

Hundreds of far-right extremists marched through the centre of Sofia on Saturday to honour a Bulgarian general who led a pro-Nazi organisation in the 1930s and 1940s.

Bulgarian Jews announce programme marking 75th anniversary of the saving of the country’s Jews

Events and initiatives marking 2018 as the 75th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust at a news conference at Sofia Central Synagogue.

Bulgarian president attends Chanukah ceremony at Sofia synagogue

The President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Roumen Radev, and other politicians joined the Jewish congregation of Sofia for its Chanukah celebration at the city’s Great Synagogue on Sunday evening. As a relatively new President, this was Radev’s first participation in the main Chanukah ceremony.

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