Volunteers clean swastikas, hate symbols in Bulgarian capital


(JTA) — Volunteers in Sofia joined together to clean up swastikas and other hate symbols from the walls of buildings in the Bulgarian capital.

Sunday’s cleanup, which began at Sofia City Hall and was attended by Mayor Yordanka Fandukova, was called the "Let’s Clean Hatred" campaign and was the second such cleanup in recent weeks. Israel’s ambassador to Bulgaria, Shaul Kamisa-Raz, also participated in the event

The campaign is organized by the Etnopalitra Foundation, in partnership with the Shalom Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee in Bulgaria, the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation, the Federation of Zionists in Bulgaria and other organizations.

Recommended from JTA