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Dimitar Peshev

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Story 26. RIGHTEOUS GENITLES: Bulgarian Dimitar PESHEV by RABBI HAIM ASA. 13:01 min. 2013.6.1.Sat.

 

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Washington DC street renamed 'Dimitar Peshev Plaza' in honor of Bulgarian who saved WWII Jews

 

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Bulgaria marks rescue of 48,000 jews

 

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Dimitar Peshev Holocaust Memorial Project

 

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DIMITAR PESHEV SQUARE JAFFA ISRAEL. 29.10.12

Dimitar Peshev was the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Bulgaria and Minister of Justice (1935-1936), before World War II. He rebelled against the pro-Nazi cabinet and prevented the deportation of Bulgaria's 48,000 Jews and was bestowed the title of "Righteous Among the Nations".
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  • Context of Bulgaria during World War II 

  • Personal background 

  • Role in preventing the Jewish deportation 

  • Righteous Among the Nations 

  • Recognition 

  • Honours