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Social welfare

According to Judaism it is our own responsibility to care for the needy members of our family, community, town, country and people in general. These principles shape the mission of the Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria Shalom in the field of charity, mutual aid, assisting disadvantaged persons, families and groups of people...

Education

Providing good education is essential for Jews from antiquity to the present days. The ancestors of the Organization of Jews in Bulgaria "Shalom" the Consistory and the Public Cultural and Educational Organization of Jews in Bulgaria have always had among its priorities the provision of quality education for its members. Nowadays values...

Fight against antisemitism

In times of spiritual crisis when the world becomes more and more intolerable to different religions, ethnicities, nationalities, even to the different cultures and way of life it is critical to make systematic efforts in order Bulgaria not to lose its image of an ethnically and religiously tolerant country. The...

Culture

The Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria “Shalom” has a mission to produce and present Jewish art, working in collaboration with Jewish artists and partnering with local and foreign cultural institutions, organizations and associations operating in the country. This mission has been inherited from the Organization’s predecessors – the Consistory and the Public...

Museum

The Jewish historical museum at the Organization of Jews in Bulgaria “Shalom” is located in the building of the Central Sofia Synagogue. The Museum was created and started functioning on May 08, 1992 as a continuation of its own of the permanent exhibition “The Salvation of Bulgarian Jews 1941-1944”, which was maintained from...

Publishing center

The Organization of Jews in Bulgaria Shalom has always allocated a very special role to its publishing activity. This activity can be divided into two main sections: the first being the regular publishing of “Evreiski vesti” newspaper and “La Estreya” magazine, and the second being the publishing of books, which...