A Lunch With WJC President Ronald S. Lauder

Ronald S. Lauder, the President of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), and the WJC's Chief Executive Officer Robert Singer came to Bulgaria this morning. At a lunch with representatives of Shalom, the organization of the Bulgarian Jews, Lauder was presented with the first copy of the book "Bulgarian Jews: Living History". The book, published by…
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The Bulgarian “Righteous Among the Nations”

Twenty Bulgarians are part of the Righteous Among the Nations list at Yad Vashem, the Israeli memorial of the victims of the Holocaust. They helped Jews during the Holocaust, by taking big risks. None of the courageous people on the Righteous list got there by coincidence. In every single case, a commission of historians, other experts and…
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Larry Carlton: The Guitar Magician at 70

Most great Fusion, Jazz-Rock and Jazz-Funk musicians are not getting any younger. In the case of Larry Carlton his age does not show, but it is a fact. Carlton, a true string magician, has delivered killer solo albums, and he has played with absolutely everyone in the Real Music world, including Fourplay, Steely Dan, The Crusaders, Quincy Jones,…
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Bulgaria: The Capital of Sofia All in White

Sofia drowned in the snow last night. When the residents of the Bulgarian capital looked out the window this morning, their sleepy eyes caught a glimpse of a fresh and impressive layer. The heavy snowfall, which is expected to continue all day long, did have an impact on traffic and movement in general. Just before 8:00 a.m., traffic at the…
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