Prejudices

Kerameus discusses education issues with Greek-Jewish board

Education Minister Niki Kerameus met Tuesday with members of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) to discuss issues affecting the Greek-Jewish community.

Kerameus said tackling anti-semitism improves the quality if democracy and added that one of the purposes of the educational system should be to establish mutual respect. 

Love is the Theme at Twelfth Sofia Pride

The LGBTI community in Sofia and its supporters took to the streets of the Bulgarian capital on Saturday in a colourful celebration of diversity, despite a backlash from conservative "pro-family" groups and homophobic political forces.

The 2019 Pride, which is the twelfth such event to take place in the country, went ahead under the motto "Empower love, not hate".

30 Embassies and international representations in Bucharest send message on International Day Against Homophobia,Transphobia and Biphobia

Approximately 30 Embassies and the European Commission Representation in Romania conveyed a joint message of solidarity with all the marginalised groups and against discrimination on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, and, on this occasion, they underscore the governments' obligation to protect all citizens from violence and discrimination." "On the occasion of

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila participates in International March of the Living, in Poland

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Thursday participated in Poland in the International March of the Living, an annual educational event meant to walk the 3-kilometer distance between Auschwitz and Birkenau, a release by the Romanian gov't sent to AGERPRES, reads.

Antisemite Attacked a Synagogue in the United States, There are Killed and Injured

An American with anti-Semitic views started shooting at a synagogue in California on Saturday, killing a woman and injuring three, police said. John Irurnest is 19, and before the attack he posted a public letter in a social network stating that he was inspired by his actions of killing 50 people in mosques in New Zealand and the lethal attack on the Pittsburgh synagogue last year.

Deputy PM and Foreign Minister: Bulgaria and the Bulgarian People have Defied Hatred, Racism and Xenophobia

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva last night opened the ritual sitting dinner - the beginning of the Jewish Feast of Pesach, which our foreign minister hosted for a second consecutive year. This was announced by the press center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
 

PM Dancila presents priorities of Romania's EU Council Presidency to head of American Jewish Committee Harris

One of Romania's priorities during the presidency of the Council of the EU is to intensify European joint efforts to combat anti-Semitism, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Thursday, during a meeting she had, in Brussels, with the Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee, David Harris, informs a press release issued by the Government.

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