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North Macedonia

Hit by antisemitism, North Macedonia’s first Jewish lawmaker broke taboos

Rashela Mizrahi, a Jewish researcher that was appointed last year to serve for 100 days as the temporary minister of labor in her country, broke taboos after being hit by antisemitism.

North Macedonian Jews: Bulgaria has moral obligation to admit responsibility for WWII atrocities

The Jewish Community of North Macedonia has reaffirmed its position in an open letter regarding the role of the Kingdom of Bulgaria in the Holocaust and the deportation of the Jews of Bulgarian-occupied Macedonia.

North Macedonia has named its first Jewish member of government

The nomination of Labor and Social Policy Minister Rasela Mizrahi to head the ministry earned her heartfelt congratulations, but also some rebuke from political activists that local media termed antisemitic.

Holocaust museum opens in North Macedonia

North Macedonia has dedicated a multimillion-dollar Holocaust museum in the capital Skopje that has been called one of the finest institutions of its kind.

Macedonia adopts IHRA working definition of antisemitism

A statement by the Government of Macedonia noted that the country had adopted the working definition of antisemitism of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) on March 6.

Macedonia marks 75th anniversary of deportation of Jews in WWII

Macedonia is holding a second day of commemorative events to mark the 75th anniversary of the deportation of almost all of the country's Jewish population to a Nazi death camp.

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