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For this reason, Catholics celebrate these days, while for Muslims is just some day more in the calendar.For the Orthodox, their Christmas and Old New Year comes 15 days later according to their calendar and they gather with their families on 6th January every year.
But finally, Christmas is a religious event that commemorates the birth of Jesus, the son of God, according to the Christians.On the anniversary of his death (the first Sunday in July), pilgrimages are made there. a 59 Tel: 387 33 663 472 Fax: 387 33 663 473 Email: [email protected] Website Could Bosnia and Herzegovina, the site of the worst genocide in Europe since the Holocaust, be the safest place on the Continent to be a Jew?Jakob Finci, president of the Jewish community of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which numbers some 1,000, thinks it may well be.Nationalistic religions have replaced Communism and tend to be equally tyrannical and hostile to any who "traitorously" deviate.The Bosnian war and "ethnic cleansing" in the 1990's have left deep scars and an abiding hatred between communities.Some 2,000 Bosnian Jews were airlifted to safety in Israel, where many remained.
The Sephardi Jewish cemetery in Sarajevo is one of the most important Jewish burial grounds in Europe because of the shape of the tombstones and the ancient Ladino inscriptions on them.
He explains that “while I was in Germany, we celebrated like everyone else.
My uncle used to dress up as Santa Claus and we received gifts and I also went few times to the church with some friends”.
Robert Singer met during his visit with the leadership of the Jewish communities, the patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church, as well as senior government officials from various ministries and agencies.
The small Jewish community in Sarajevo totals between 600 and 700 people, some 60 to 70 percent of the estimated 1,000 Jews in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a community that has existed there for 450 years. Lauder hailed the decision of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia to convict former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic for genocide and crimes against humanity committed during the Yugoslav Civil War in the 1990s.
After the war, the Jewish community was reconstituted, and many of the survivors returned.