Jerusalem of the Balkans
Connect with the Sephardic Jewish Community of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Sarajevo community dedicates this program in memory of Moshe (Moris) Ben David Albahari.
H.E. SVEN ALKALAJ, BiH Ambassador to the U.N. and Fmr. Foreign Minister.
A CONVERSATION WITH:
President of the Community H.E. JAKOB FINCI who is also the former BiH Ambassador to Switzerland. He is a Founding Member and President of the Interreligious Council of BiH. He is also a founder of the Jewish cultural-educational and humanitarian society “La Benevolencija”.
HAZZAN IGOR KOŽEMJAKIN who serves at the historic Sarajevo synagogue. He is a Council Member at the Council of National Minorities of Sarajevo. Board Member at “La Benevolencija” and was Sr. Advisor at the Interreligious Council of BiH.
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