Bulgaria & the Holocaust: The Fragility of Goodness
While expelled from their homes and persecuted, Bulgaria’s 48,000 Jews nonetheless escaped total destruction with the help of civic society. Keynote address: Steven F. Sage (US Holocaust Memorial Museum); Musical performance directed by Tzevetanka Varimezova (UCLA); Screening of The Optimists with Director Jacky Comforty.
OrganizationUCLA Center for Jewish Studies / Dortort Center for Creativity in the Arts at UCLA Hillel
Bulgarian Jewish Heritage Alliance
Consulate General of Bulgaria
UCLA Center for European & Eurasian Studies
UCLA Dept. of History
UCLA Mickey Katz Chair in Jewish Music