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In Bulgaria, a New Jewish Day School Faces Coronavirus

Back in September, we opened a Jewish day school here in Sofia, Bulgaria — our first such endeavor in 20 years. We began with 75 students, and next year we’re going to have 110, as we’ll add another grade. We …

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The Bulgarian Jewish Community, Coming Together While Social Distancing

When it comes to the coronavirus, I hesitate to use the word “lucky,” but I will say that in Bulgaria, we’ve fared better than many other countries. We had our first case here on March 8, after Italy and the …

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Celebrating 10 Years of Limmud Keshet Bulgaria

Over the past 10 years, Limmud Keshet here in Bulgaria has changed significantly. Every year, we see more and more sessions – but what’s more important is that every year more and more volunteers want to be a part of …

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Bulgaria: Small Jewish Community, Big Impact

I can’t say I’ve ever spent much time thinking about Jewish Bulgaria, past or present. But if I had, I probably would have made the following assumptions based on what I thought I knew about Eastern Europe: (1) Bulgarian Jews …

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Bulgaria and Greece

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Rebirthing Bulgaria’s Jewish Community

A feature on JDC’s work in Bulgaria, including interviews with JDC’s Julia Dandalova and JDC Entwine Fellow Maia Ferdman.…

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