Sofia

  • Remembering the Holocaust in Sofia

    Today is the Day of the Salvation of the Bulgarian Jews and of the Victims of the Holocaust and of the Crimes Against Humanity. Under a bright cloudless sky, a crowd of about 150 gathered this morning opposite the National Assembly building in Sofia for a memorial ceremony. It was a highly choreographed affair: After… More ▸

  • Blessed Hands

    Sorry for the lack of preamble, but here’s the deal: For the next two weeks or so I’ll be traipsing around Europe for JTA, my last jaunt before I sign off for the season (And no, I haven’t forgotten the R. Zalman video. Bear with me people.) I’m in Bulgaria. It wasn’t easy getting here…. More ▸