Tag: Macedonian Jews

Keeping the memory of the Holocaust alive in Macedonia

Keeping the memory of the Holocaust alive in Macedonia

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) and The Holocaust Fund of Macedonia have launched a strategic partnership and joint Holocaust Memory Initiative. The Initiative will aim to preserve the remembrance of the Holocaust in Macedonia and to promote the traditions and cultures of the Macedonian Jewish community. It will further strengthen the fight against anti-Semitism, racism and discrimination while promoting democracy,…

Bridge Building Between Young Jewish- and Macedonian-American Professionals

Bridge Building Between Young Jewish- and Macedonian-American Professionals

  Click here for pictures. On Monday, June 2, American Jewish Committee (AJC) ACCESS DC and the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) joined together for a wonderful evening of bridge building. The event was hosted at the United Macedonian Diaspora’s offices in downtown Washington, D.C., which provided a warm atmosphere for the occasion. The participants included approximately 15 young Macedonian-American professionals and…

71 Years On, Bulgaria Has Yet to Apologize for Deporting Macedonian Jews

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) commemorates with great sadness the 71st anniversary of Bulgaria’s mass deportation of virtually all of Macedonia’s Jewish community to its death during World War II. UMD calls on the Bulgarian government to recognize publicly that, as a direct result of Bulgaria’s fascist government’s collaboration with Nazi Germany, 7,144 Macedonian Jews were deported to the Nazi…

UMD Calls on Bulgaria to Apologize for Deporting Macedonian Jews to Their Deaths During WWII

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) commemorates with great sadness the 70th anniversary of Bulgaria’s mass deportation of virtually all of Macedonia’s Jewish community to its death during World War II.   UMD calls on the Bulgarian government to recognize publicly that, as a direct result of Bulgaria’s fascist government’s collaboration with Nazi Germany, 7,144 Macedonian Jews were deported to the…