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  3/6/2013, Adar 24, 5773

Israelis at Tribute to Jewish Bulgarians in Holocaust

Israeli President Shimon Peres, and President of Bulgaria, Rosen Plevneliev, opened on Wednesday an exhibition dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the rescue of Jewish refugees in Bulgaria. The exhibition took place in the Brussels, Belgium at the European Union parliament building.
In 1943 King Boris III of Bulgaria refused the Nazi request to deport all Bulgarians of Jewish ethnicity.