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Sofia hosts the exhibition “The Jewish Street - Reconstruction"

Photo: Sofia History Museum

An interesting exhibition named “The Jewish Street - Reconstruction" is on display at the Sofia History Museum on 1 Banski Square. It presents an evidence of the life of the Jews in Bulgarian towns after the Liberation of Bulgaria (1878) until the mid 20th century. The exhibition is initiated by the State Cultural Institute under the Minister of Foreign Affairs and is created in partnership with a number of government institutions.

 It is a collection of artefacts kept in museums, archives and libraries across Bulgaria. The exhibition covers various topics such as the appearance of the Jews in our lands; the synagogue as the spiritual center of the Jewish community; traditions, holidays and crafts in Jewish families, etc. The exhibition "The Jewish Street - Reconstruction" was unveiled on March 9 on the occassion of the 80th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews during World War II. It will be open to visitors until April 19.

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