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Conference: Jews in Bulgaria – Bulgarians in Israel

Bar-Ilan University - The Aharon and Rachel Dahan Center for Culture, Society and Education in the Sephardic Heritage together with The Ben-Zvi Institute for the Study of Jewish Communities in the East

on Monday, 30 April 2018 (15 Iyar, 5778)

Among the subjects to be discussed:

  • The Jewish Community in Bulgaria – History, Society, Thought, Culture,    Language, & Music

  • Research into Bulgarian Jewry – Bulgarian Studies

  • Research into Bulgarian Jewry – Israeli Studies

  • Ladino in the Jewish–Bulgarian Context – Then and Now

  • Seventy Years after the Mass Aliyah from Bulgaria to Israel –

Demographic–Cultural Perspectives

  • Bulgarian Jews in Israel – Characteristics of an Ethnic Group

  • The Jews of Bulgaria during the Holocaust

  • Mutual Relations between Jews and Bulgarians –

Literature, Language, Folklore, Ethnography

  • The Jews of Bulgaria in the Middle Ages

  • Jewish  Elements in Bulgarian Culture