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Academic Year 2012-2013

The Saving of Bulgaria’s Jews: Veneration and Criticism 70 Years Later by Michael Bar-Zohar

When:   11 March, 2013, 19:15
Where:  Andrey Delchev Auditorium

Michael Bar-Zohar, Renowned Israeli historian and novelist; AUBG Honorary Degree Recipient and Commencement Speaker 2010

Award-winning Israeli historian and novelist Michael Bar-Zohar visits the American University in Bulgaria and recounts the amazing story of how Bulgaria’s Jews were saved during World War II. Born in Bulgaria, Professor Bar-Zohar studied economics and international relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also studied at the Institute of Political Science in the University of Paris, where he earned a PhD. Bar-Zohar has also been elected to the Israeli government in the 1980s and early 1990s. Professor Bar-Zohar is also an AUBG honorary degree holder.

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