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Pesach- the holiday of Freedom

On April 22, 2016 (15 Nisan) with the rising of the first three stars in the sky, the Jewish people around the world begin the celebration of one of the biggest holidays on the calendar - Pesach. Within eight days all Jews including the Bulgarian Jewish community will remember the...

A Recount of the Rescue of Bulgarian Jews reaches Hungary and All of Europe

Shared values and favorable attitudes within the society of the time, which ultimately led to the rescue of the Bulgarian Jews during WWII, inspired author Tosho Donchev to write his latest book: “A Report on the Banality of Integrity”. Donchev, who holds dual Bulgarian and Hungarian citizenship, was born in...

Marking March 10th – The Day of the Salvation of the Bulgarian Jews

On March 10th 2016 the Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria Shalom marked the Day of the Salvation with a special commemoration in front of the Dimitar Peshev memorial in downtown Sofia. As part of the official ceremony, speeches were delivered by Dr. Alexander Oscar - Vice President of Shalom,...

Declaration of OJB Shalom condems Lukovmarch

The Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria "Shalom" finds highly disturbing the renewed campaign of the Bulgarian National Union for organizing themed events under the slogan "Lukov March" the culmination of which is a procession scheduled for February 13, 2016. Similar initiatives in no way contribute for the perception of...

Opening of “Sport for Tolerance” initiative

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Krassen Kralev received the honorary sign of the Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria "Shalom" at the opening of the initiative "Sport for Tolerance" which started with the discussion "No to xenophobia, racism and hatred in sport", organized with the financial support of the...