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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Bulgaria in Space: Two Missions and a Song

There were times when the words Bulgaria and space met in one and the same sentence. This kind of talk started more than half a century ago in Moscow. On a warm evening in August of 1964, the commander-in-chief of the Bulgarian Air Force, Lt. Gen. Zahari Zahariev, was invited to a reception at the residence of Soviet Defence Minister Marshal Rodion…
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Antisemitism on the Rise in America and Europe

There is something Jews have been confronted with for hundreds of years. It is called antisemitism. In both Europe and America, this very old form of hate towards an entire ethnic group is on the rise. Antisemitism comes along in different forms. It can be violent, it can be more subtle. And his has different sources. It comes from both the…
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