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New synagogue inaugurated in Ljubljana

A new synagogue was inaugurated in Ljubljana  with a moving and solemn event marked by the participation of the President of the Slovenian Republic Borut Pahor and of numerous representatives of religious institutions and communities.

Slovenian PM publishes tweet with antisemitic connotations

The European Union reiterated that antisemitism has no place in the EU after Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša published a tweet making implicit reference to antisemitic conspiracy myths.

Shared Jewish heritage and values unite Nova Gorica and Gorizia, joint European Capital of Culture 2025

With the Slovenian city of Nova Gorica and the Italian city Gorizia becoming the joint European Capital of Culture in 2025, their shared Jewish heritage is set to play an important role.

Slovenia declares all of Hezbollah a “criminal and terrorist organisation”

Slovenia designated Hezbollah in its entirety a terrorist organisation, joining a growing number of European states who have taken similar steps in recent weeks to end differentiation between the group’s political and armed wings.

New Stolpersteine will be paved in Ljubljana on November 5

17 additional Stolpersteine or “Stumbling Stones” will be placed in Ljubljana at six different locations, on Thursday, November 5, 2020.

Slovenian towns take part in European Days of Jewish Heritage

Several Slovenian towns are taking part in the European Days of Jewish Heritage, which for the first time in 20 years was launched with an eight-hour online programme open to all.

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