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Holocaust Remembrance Day in Kosovo

On January 26, 2017 a memorial ceremony on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day organized by the Jewish Community Bet Israel took place in the National Theatre in Pristina.

The speeches were delivered by Rushdi Shkodra, Chairman of the Bet Israel in Kosovo, and Kadri Veseli, Chairman of the Kosovo Assembly. They were followed by Nexhat Konforti and Ester Levi who shared personal memories with the guests. The ceremonial addresses were followed by a documentary that focused on a complex fate of Ester Levi who survived thanks to a Romany Albanian family. The event was attended by Ambassadors of Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Greece, Austria, Hungary, Finland and France.


Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017