Photo: Vassia Atanassova – Spiritia/Wikimedia Commons
Plovdiv – the second largest city in Bulgaria and yet relatively unknown internationally. I hadn’t heard of it until a recent visit, but to my surprise Plovdiv has a rich history dating all the way back to the Neolithic period, with remains practically on the streets of the city. An even bigger surprise was the amount of interesting Jewish history in this obscure city…What I discovered there was a story that was totally new to me – one that inspired me like nothing else I had heard before.
Click here to read the full article in The Times of Israel.
Contributed by 2019-2020 University Leeds CAMERA Fellow Millie Walker.