Center for Jewish-Bulgarian cooperation

About us

Read more

Become member

Read more


Read more

Happy Hanukkah!

Hanukka is! For eight days in all synagogues and in every Jewish family in the world, the candles are lit in the ritual candlestick – the Hanukia. There is a main candle, called a shamasha, who occupies a central place and preserves the hanukias’ sanctuary from desecration. The other candles corresponding to the next day of the holiday [...]

A new initiative of Center Alef supports the school curriculum

“Know the other to understand him”. This paraphrase of the popular expression is an appropriate motto of the latest initiative of Center for Jewish-Bulgarian Cooperation “Alef”, aimed at students in Burgas. On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the destruction in the Nazi concentra [...]

Center “Alef” started educational meetings with students in Burga...

Different topics about the numerous religious communities and the creation of one unified society are covered in curricula Center for Jewish-Bulgarian Cooperation Alef started a series of educational meetings with students from different classes in Burgas’ schools. The purpose of the meetings is to present to the children and young people in [...]

Acad. Markov: Bulgaria saved her 48,000 Jews during the war and issued transi...

After the statement of Maria Zaharova, a spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, that the Soviet Army saved the Bulgarian Jews, a long and turbulent discussion broke out. In the debate, quite rightly and fairly, those that were in cosent with the above thesis became a minority.An undeniable historical fact is that nearly 50,000 Bulgarian [...]

Participate in the V National student literary contest

Alef challenges young people to think in the V National Literary Contest

Тhe National Literary Student Competition “Whoever Saves One’s Life, Sa...

Center for Jewish-Bulgarian Cooperation “Alef” announces The Fifth National Student Literary Competition for essays. The Creative Race is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews from the death camps during the Second World War. The literary works should be inspired by the historical events, related to the [...]

(български) Емблематичната израелска певица Ясмин Леви дебютира в България

Sorry, this entry is only available in български.

The winner in Alef’s 2017 competition: Israel is a factory for young le...

Manuil Kassabov, 18, is the winner of the Fourth Literary Student Competition, organized by Center for Jewish-Bulgarian Cooperation “Alef”. For his essay on the topic: “Shimon Peres and his Contribution to the Dimensions of Universal Humanism,” the student of “St. Konstantin-Kiril Philosopher” School in Rousse received [...]

Festival of legends and eco tour in Strandzha mountain caused great interest

Festival of legends and eco tour in Strandzha mountain caused great interest
Fire-dance show   Legends of Strandzha become alive Bulgarian traditional dances   Participants in the eco-tour

Церемония по награждаване 2017 г. част I

Церемонията по награждаване на участниците в IV Национален литературен конкурс -част II




February 2018
« Jan