How the Bulgarian Jews Survived the Holocaust (Online)

The New Jersey Commission on Holocaust and Genocide Education and the Msgr. John M. Oesterreicher Endowment are sponsoring the online event, “How the Bulgarian Jews Survived the Holocaust,” on Friday, April 21, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Microsoft Teams.

Joseph Benatov, Ph.D., Associate Director of the Jewish Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania, will be this year’s guest speaker.

On April 21, he will present two workshops:

  • “How did Bulgarian Jewry survive the Holocaust?” from 9:15–10:40 a.m.
    (includes an introduction on Bulgarian Jewry)
  • “Resources for teaching Bulgarian Jewry and the Holocaust – history books, novels popular works and film” from 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

The event is free, but you must RSVP in advance by calling (973) 761-9751 or emailing me at

I hope you will join us!

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