Foundation Bulgaria International

Founded in 1994 as Foundation Bulgaria with a sole purpose to aid students, farmers and hospitals and to stop the brain drain in Bulgaria.

The foundation has assisted over 40 hospital throughout Bulgaria with Medical equipments, kindergartens with new toys, Scholarships to University Students who study within Bulgaria, Essay Program on Saving of Bulgaria’s Jewish Community during WWII for 11th and 12th grade High School Students and seminars for history teachers entitled “Holocaust and Social Justice”.

Passover experience of 2021 in the Roma neighborhood Fakluteta, Sofia.

Edislava (on my right) asked the Four Questions. “Ma Nishtana....” why is this night is different....., the answer;” it is the beginning...” Photographed by: Slavyana Visulcheva

April 19th, 2021 Concert for Children at the Faklutet.

Probably for many was the first time to listen to a pianist playing the piano and Liszt’s Ballad No. 2. Photo: Slavyana Visulcheva

Professor Krasimir Petkov, Dean of Sports, National Sports Academy “Vasil Levski “.

Professor Krasimir Petkov, Dean of Sports, National Sports Academy “Vasil Levski “ preparing for Fencing courses at the Fakluteta.

With Ilhan Kuychuk Member of EU Parliament

Bulgaria International Foundation met with MEP Ilhan Kyuchuk, at the meeting they discussed the problems of the Roma neighborhood Fakluteta and the subsequent actions regarding their solution.

The visit of the Comtesse

The visit of the Comtesse
Plovdiv, Bulgaria with Oshrat Kotler

Plovdiv, Bulgaria with Oshrat Kotler

Plovdiv, Bulgaria with Oshrat Kotler of Israel Channel 10 TV (seated on right) on Israel 70th anniversary. Dori standing next to me, on my right Dimitar Gotchev, below Hristina Emilova, and Israeli TV and motion pictures producer Zafrir Kochanovsky.

Elieff Center, Sofia

Elieff Center, Sofia

(Today, the late Elia Elieff, who donated the land and the Building to AUBG and who strolled my baby carriage along the gardens of Sofia in 1946 at the side of my aunt Dora whom he planned to marry, would have been very proud) Round Table with President Petar Stoyanov...

Imagine all the people living in peace (John Lennon)

Imagine all the people living in peace (John Lennon)

Seder Pesach at the Azarbaijan Embassy in Sofia with Ambassador Nargiz Gurbanova making History. “Why this night is different from all other nights” asked traditionally by the youngest Loni Bizova from Plovdiv. “The answer my friend, is blowing in the wind, the answer...

Michael Bar-Zohar 80th Birthday

Michael Bar-Zohar 80th Birthday

Michael Bar-Zohar 80th Birthday. I met President Rumen Radev for the first time. In the photo: the President and Michael are holding the new published book in Bulgarian. Photographer: Yaakov Djerassi

Jerusalem, ISRAEL. Visit of our four Moslem students

Jerusalem, ISRAEL. Visit of our four Moslem students

After the visit of our four Moslem students, Winners of the Essay Competition Program to the Al Aqsa Mosque (the third ranking after Mecca and Medina, and a place for continuous conflict between Palestinian and Israelis). In the photo from left to right: Aysel,...

Yaakov Djerassi

Yaakov Djerassi

This interview was printed in Trud two days prior to the UN vote condemning Trump decision to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. Unfortunately, Bulgaria voted condemning the US decision. Romania, Poland, Hungary and others chose to abstain. Bulgaria could have followed...

Happy Hanukkah to all

Happy Hanukkah to all

I came on a visit and felt a world of happiness. On this first candle of Hanukkah a view of smart and beautiful 3rd grade children from Levski whose teacher reads to them from the Diary of Anne Frank (gift of TOLI). Happy Hanukkah to all!

Yaakov Djerassi

2nd graders from Maxim Gorki, City of Levski, presentation of a puppet show using a 120 years old fixture belonged to Shipka 38, the home of the late Mayor of Sofia Petko Todorov. The idea is of a creative and talented teacher from Levski who uses the puppet show as a...

With Hans Gret Pottering

With Hans Gret Pottering

With Hans Gret Pottering, past President of the EU Parliament. In the background is the late Metropolit of Vidin Domitian and his faithful right hand brother Charalampy Nichev.

Winner of the 2017

Winner of the 2017

Winner of the 2017 Petar Hristov and Yaakov Djerassi Scholarship Award for Excellence to: Iva Yanakieva (Plovdiv), Elina Ahmedichkova (Rudozem), Bojidar Alexandrov (Karlovo), Krisi Ilieva (Svoge), Alexandra Georgieva (Razlog), Milena Spirieva Gotse Delchev). The...

Sofia Central Synagogue with Prof Ivo Hristov

Sofia Central Synagogue with Prof Ivo Hristov

Sofia Central Synagogue with Prof Ivo Hristov teaching about the Holocaust and Social Justice during the 3rd Seminar for High School teachers from all over Bulgaria. July 19th (a day later during a morning summary), two teachers (publicly) expressed harsh remarks re:...

HONORING THE DJERASSIS AND BULGARIA

HONORING THE DJERASSIS AND BULGARIA

HONORING THE DJERASSIS AND BULGARIA (new bulgarian post authority stamp with Carl Djerassi image by young bulgarian artist Georgi Pavlov)

Visited that building of the EU in Brussels

Visited that building of the EU in Brussels

We visited that building of the EU in Brussels 3 times in most effective meetings. In the photo: Mark Berez (right), CEO of TOLI, David Field (left), Chairman of the Board of TOLI. TOLI= The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights.

During the Tolerance Day in Kardjeli

During the Tolerance Day in Kardjeli on March 31st, 2017; Assia Raberman, Holocaust Survivor, the last eyewitness. Edited and presented by: Yoana Kisyova, 20 years old from Plovdiv, winner of 2016 Essay Competition on Saving of Bulgaria's Jews during WWII. Now...

Kardjali Day of Tolerance

Kardjali Day of Tolerance

The unique of the photo is: first row Mayor of Lovec Cornelia Marinova, next are Rafi and Esti Ayon, behind them Mayor Hasan Azis of Kardjali, US Ambassador Eric Rubin

At the Home of Ambassador Shaul Kamisa Raz

At the Home of Ambassador Shaul Kamisa Raz

Hathor, North of Israel: at the home of Ambassador Shaul Kamisa Raz (in the center), on the right Ventzislav Stanev Director of Simeon Veliki High School in Vidin, Elka Bojikova Director of Yani Sandanski High School in Gotze Delchev, on the far left is Itzhak (friend...

Over 120 trucks delivered the goods.

Total value of donation exceeds 50 millions Euro!

Trucks of goods

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