The Spiritual Heritage of the Jewish Community in Pazardzhik

On March 8, 2023, at 5:00 p.m., the exhibition “The Spiritual Heritage of the Jewish Community in Pazardzhik” will be opened in the Meeting Hall of the Regional History Museum – Pazardzhik, 15 “K. Velichkov” Street. The collection is dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the rescue of the Bulgarian Jews and is financed by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria.

In eleven showcases and on thirteen illustrative boards are presented photos, objects, and texts telling about the history of the Jewish community in Pazardzhik. Religious and ritual objects related to the Jewish faith are on display. Among them is the Torah – the text of the Pentateuch of Moses, written on parchment; Megilloth – the text of “The Lamentation of the Prophet Jeremiah”; the Prayer book for the holiday of Yom Kippur; the Torah crown with the tree of life and other ritual objects.

You can visit the exhibition until June 18, 2023

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