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Welcome to the website of the Kehilot of Sofiya and Plovdiv, Bulgaria
"Kehila," plural "Kehilot," refers to a Jewish community (or communities) anywhere in the world.

Sofia Synagogue
Synagogue in Sofia
Image by Marcin Szala, CC-BY-SA-3.0
Bulgaria Map
Map of Bulgaria
Plovdiv Synagogue
Synagogue Entrance in Plovdiv
Courtesy of Yossi Nevo, CC-BY-SA-3.0
Alternate names: Bulgaria [English, Romanian], Bŭlgariya [Bulgaria], Bulgarien [German], Bulgaristan [Turkish], Bułgaria [Polish], Bulgarie [French], Republika Bulgaria, Bălgariia, Bılgariya.

Sofiya's Yiddish name is "Sofiye," Sofiya [Bulg], Sofia [Eng, Fr, Ger, Ital], Sofya [Turk], Sofiye [Yid], Serdica [Lat, Grk], Ulpia-Serdica, Sredets, Sofija.
Sofiya, the largest city in Bulgaria is situated at: 42°41' North 23°19' East.

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Rescue of Bulgarian Jews
Plovdiv Cemetery
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There is no known Yiddish name for Plovdiv. Alternate names: Plovdiv and Пловдив [Bulg], Filibe [Turk], Philippopoli and ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΎΠΟΛΗ[Grk], Vinipoppolis, Poulpoudeva, Plovdin, Ploudin, Pinople, Philippopolis, Philippopel, Filipopol, Filiba.
Plovdiv, the second-largest city in Bulgaria, is situated at 42° 09' North, 24° 45' East, 82 miles ESE of Sofiya.

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This Kehilalink was compiled by Merle Kastner
with the expert, generous and indispensible assistance of Greg Meyer
and the valuable contributions of Dr. Jeffrey S. Malka and Mathilde Tagger, z'l.
Copyright © 2016 Merle Kastner
Webpage Design by Merle Kastner

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