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Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić presents Michael Freund with award

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić decorated Shavei Israel chief Michael Freund at the suggestion of the Association of Jewish Communities of Serbia (SAVEZ) and the Association of Journalists of Serbia (UNS) for his work in building Israel-Serbia relations.

Zemun synagogue returned to Jewish community ownership

The synagogue in Zemun, on the outskirts of Belgrade, has been restituted back to Jewish community ownership.

Serbia adopts IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

Serbia is the latest country to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism.

Serbian Parliament votes to establish memorial centre at Staro Sajmište

The Serbian parliament voted in favour of establishing a memorial centre at the Staro Sajmište site to remember those killed at the Nazi concentration camp in occupied Belgrade during World War II.

Serbia vows to block plan to turn Nazi death camp sites into shops

Serbia will adopt a law to create a memorial centre in Belgrade for tens of thousands of Jews, Serbs and Roma killed by Nazis in World War II, preventing plans to redevelop two concentration camp sites into commercial space.

Outcry as pre-school sets up in former Nazi concentration camp in Serbia

Although attempts to proposed Holocaust memorial on site of a former nazi concentration camp since the early 1990s, progress to approve it has been slow. In the meantime, parts of the site have been sold to private owners.

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