Soccer Homage to Kristallnacht

This Wednesday, in the match that will face Club Fortaleza, the Brazilian football club Corinthians will place a Star of David Yellow in their uniforms, in memory of which the Nazis forced the Jews to use during World War II and with reason for a new anniversary of the Night of Broken Crystals, which is commemorated on November 8 and 9.

Proudly, fans of one of the most successful clubs in the country, say that this time they will not use a star for a championship, but for “Don’t Forget.”

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On this day, the photo exhibition entitled “Survivors of the Holocaust” will be displayed in the lobby of the Casa del Pueblo. This historical intervention had the collaboration of the agency Tech and Soul and the Holocaust Memorial, in Bom Retiro, São Paulo.

At the end of the match, the shirts used with the yellow stars will be auctioned and the proceeds will go to the Memorial.

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From the club the club fans were encouraged that if they wanted to join the move, there will be venues that sell the Yellow Star to put on their jackets.

In addition, the shirts of players that were not auctioned will participate in a temporary exhibition at the Corinthians Arena.

Shoa Remembrance Act at Spain Central Government

On Monday, January 29, an act in memory of the victims of the Nazi Holocaust took place in the Senate of Madrid. The Act was chaired by D.Pío García Escudero, President of the Senate, and some of the speakers were, in addition to Mr.Escudero himself, the President of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain, the Chief Rabbi of Spain -Rab Moshe Bendahan-, The Minister of Justice of the Spanish Government, Mr. Rafael Catalá, the Director of the Institute of Gypsy Culture and the President of the Amical Association Mathausen.
Six candles were lit on the spot by representatives of the different collectives.
The act was emotional and very solemn.

Segovia: The exhibition ‘The Power of Civil Society during the Holocaust: Bulgaria / 1940-1944 /’

It shows the development of events throughout World War II on the international scene, the impact of events in Bulgaria, the position of the authorities and the firm response of civil society.

From the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Spain, we would like to invite you to our next cultural events that will take place at the Didgotic Center of the Jewish Quarter of Segovia (C / Judería vieja, 12), next April 3 at 18.00hs.

The exhibition “The Power of Civil Society during the Holocaust: the case of Bulgaria / 1940-1944 /” is a sample that represents the development of events throughout World War II on the international scene, the repercussion of the Developments in Bulgaria, the position of the authorities and the firm response of civil society. This exhibition will be accompanied by a lecture by Mr. Marcel Israel.