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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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Purim Celebrations in Bulgaria Reverberate with Strength and Solidarity

When Jewish girls in Bulgaria dress up this week as Queen Esther, they’re not only reenacting Purim’s ancient tale of rescue – they are commemorating the fact that their own community was saved from extinction at the hands of the …

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In Bulgaria, Joining Forces To Help Needy

Jews in Bulgaria and JDC are working together to fill the gaps for Jews in need…

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Judafest in Bulgaria

For JDC staff member Julia Dandolova, the chance to see more than 10,000 Bulgarians pack the streets of Sofia for a daylong Jewish festival was nothing short of “breathtaking.”

The Shalom Sofia Fest — modeled after Budapest’s popular JDC-supported Judafest, …

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