Prejudices

Foreign Ministry's message: Dramatic episode of Holocaust remains lesson of national and universal history

The dramatic episode of the Holocaust remains a lesson of national and universal history that should never be forgotten, in the current international context, marked by the rise in intolerance, xenophobia and anti-Semitism, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) states.

Forgetting Auschwitz: The Chilling Return of Anti-Semitism

Whereas ethno-nationalism and populism have been dominating debates for years — particularly since the Brexit referendum and US President Donald Trump's electoral victory in 2016 — the resurgence of anti-Semitism has been less discussed. And yet the evidence of this trend is abundant — and chilling.

KIS condemns repeated vandalism of Trikala's Jewish sites

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) condemned on Friday the second vandalism of a Jewish site in Trikala, Thessaly, within two days and called for the arrest of the perpetrators and the proper guarding of the site by municipal authorities.
The perpetrators destroyed part of the fence of the town's Holocaust Monument and removed the Star of David.

Anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled on Trikala synagogue wall

The Jewish Community of Thessaloniki expressed outrage on Thursday over the scrawling of anti-Semitic slogans on the wall around the historic synagogue of Trikala in central Greece by unidentified vandals in the early morning hours on December 31, following recent renovations to the building.

Ekaterina Zaharieva: We Are Actively Working against the Anti-Semitism

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva emphasised Bulgaria's role in countering anti-Semitism and intolerance during a meeting with a delegation of the National Coalition Supporting Soviet Jewry (NCSEJ), the Foreign Ministry's press centre reported.

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. 

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