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‘Our Jewish community’s premise is to respect others so they can respect you’


About 400 Jews from 26 communities across the Balkans, former Yugoslavia and Hungary gathered in Montenegro last week for a four-day conference aimed at bridging gaps and strengthening their Jewish identity. Some of the participants were seasoned activists and leaders of their communities; others were new to the scene; for all of them, it was a chance to spend time with fellow Jews and form bonds that last a lifetime.

These are their stories.

Parashat Vayera A Leader Who Failed

By Rabbi Professor Nerya Guttel
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Regional Seminar of Jewish Communities In Montenegro

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Representatives of the Jewish community in Doboj participated on Regional Seminar of Jewish Communities In Montenegro here are some news about the conference:

On October 22, 2015, the “Mahar 2015” Seminar for Jewish communities of the Balkan region began in the city of Petrovac (Montenegro). The seminar is taking place through the continued initiative of the President of the Montenegro Jewish community, Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC) General Council member Jasa Alfandari.

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We added new item – Parashat Vayakhel – Wisdom of the Crowd
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Find out more about the events in our Music Education Center during the next month.
Jewish community in Doboj requires voluntary contributions and donations to repair the roof of the synagogue. We invite all interested parties for their contributions and donations to help preserve the building of the synagogue in Doboj. The method of payment is available under the heading Donate.

Jewish Community and Cultural Center in Doboj

We are dedicated to the preservation of the Jewish religion, tradition and identity in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina and to the preservation and promotion of peace, cultural and economic cooperation among all nations in Bosnia and Herzegovina.Our vision is to promote good interpersonal and interfaith relations, tolerance and compromise between peoples and eradicate racial, religious, ethnic or any other form of discrimination.

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