Tag: holocaust
Macedonia 11.03.21 | 15:19

78th anniversary of the Holocaust of the Macedonian Jews

Macedonia marks the 78th anniversary of the deportation of the Macedonian Jews today. The deportation from the territories occupied by Bulgaria in Macedonia and in Greece began on March 11th 1943, on orders from Germany, and over 7,000 Jews were deported from Macedonia – mainly from Skopje, Bitola...

Macedonia 28.01.21 | 10:31

Borisov pays his respect to the deported Jews of Macedonia and Thrace

In his Holocaust Remembrance Day statement, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov paid his respect to the Jews deported from Macedonia and Thrace. The deportations were carried out by the Bulgarian army, on request from Germany, and the outcry that followed prompted the Bulgarian authorities to refuse...

Macedonia 27.01.21 | 14:36

Zaev careful not to mention Bulgaria in his Holocaust Remembrance Day message

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev issued a very carefully worded statement on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, careful not to make any mention of Bulgaria, under whose command the deportation of the Macedonian Jews was carried out in 1943. Macedonia is tied in a deep historic dispute with Bulgaria...

Macedonia 30.12.20 | 15:15

“Does this look like mere administration to you?”, Mizrahi asks Zaev while showing him pictures of family members killed in the Holocaust

A dramatic moment occurred in the Parliament today, as Prime Minister Zaev and his ministers came to answer questions from representatives. Rasela Mizrahi from VMRO-DPMNE, the first Jewish member of a Macedonian Government who was ousted by Zaev after a vile anti-Semitic campaign by SDSM activists, blasted...

Macedonia 01.12.20 | 09:34

The Jewish community will not allow Holocaust denial, Mizrahi tells Zaev

VMRO-DPMNE member of Parliament Rasela Mizrahi, who was the first Jewish member of Government, said that the Jewish community is appalled by Zoran Zaev’s new position on Bulgaria – to accept revision of history, including that of the Second World War and the Holocaust. Rewriting history to...

Macedonia 28.11.20 | 11:09

The historic dispute with Bulgaria inevitably draws closer to the issue of the Holocaust

The growing dispute between Macedonia and Bulgaria is inevitably drawing closer to probably the most difficult historic issue – the deportation of the Jewish population of Macedonia during the Second World War. Macedonia’s over 7,000 strong Jewish population, mainly concentrated in Skopje,...

Macedonia 11.03.19 | 23:19

Zaev makes a horrific Holocaust gaffe, tries to cover it up, is eventually forced to apologize

Zoran Zaev made a horrific gaffe during the Holocaust memorial event in Skopje, when, in part of his speech, he called the Holocaust “a Jewish tradition”. The Prime Minister then made things worse when by abusing the Government public relations service, which distributed a doctored video,...