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European Jews Condemn Hamas’ Latest Attacks on Israel

Jewish organizations in Europe have reacted to Hamas' latest missile and mortar attacks on Israel, during which four Israelis, among them three soldiers, were wounded. A kindergarten in Israel was hit. Luckily, it was empty at the time. The President of the Central Council of the Jews in Germany, Josef Schuster, said the "inhuman actions of…
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Sofia: “CheckPoint” Offers Help For People With HIV

Two foundation have set up a support group for people living with the human immunodeficiency virus, also known as HIV, in Sofia. Those affected can take part in free meetings and share their experience, difficulties, as well as advice with other members. According to the founders, members can both give and receive emotional and moral support.…
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Shabbathon in Sofia: Sephardic Rabbis Gathering

The 75th anniversary of the salvation of the Bulgarian Jews in 1943, and the commemorations for the Jews from Thrace and former Yugoslavia, who were murdered by the Nazis, are slowly coming to an end. During the past months, countless events took place in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Israel and even in Russia. Books were published, Presidents of some of…
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Bulgaria’s LGBTI Community: The Invisible Minority

Sofia is not San Francisco, Rome or Berlin. Lesbian or gay couples will not kiss, hold hands or embrace in the streets of the Bulgarian capital. They will not do so in clubs either. Many younger members of the LGBTI community, who still live with their parents, will not even show their love at home, for good reasons. There are cases of young…
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