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The Rescue of Bulgaria’s Jews from the Nazi Holocaust during World War II

The Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust of the Nazi death camps during World War II is one of the most important events in the history of both Bulgaria and its Jewish community. After Bulgaria’s National Liberation from…

Jewish Archaeological Monuments & History of Jews in Bulgaria (till 20th Century)

The Jewish archaeological monuments, and the history of Jews in Bulgaria go back to the period after all of Ancient Thrace south of the Danube was conquered by the Roman Empire in 46 AD. The first archaeological monument showing the…

Antiquity Synagogue – Philipopolis – Plovdiv, Bulgaria

The Antiquity Synagogue in the southern Bulgarian city of Plovdiv (ancient Philipopolis, also called Trimontium in the Roman period) is the only known synagogue in Bulgaria from the Antiquity period. It was in operation in the 3rd-4th century AD. It…