Bulgarian economic crisis hits Jewish community

27.05.2012                      06.Siwan. 5772                    Schawuoth 1

Bulgarien:

Bulgarian economic crisis hits Jewish community

People who had everything facing the abyss of poverty.

The stories – some months or years in the making — started trickling in last year. Young successful families were showing up desperate.
As Bulgaria’s program director for the American Joint Distribution Committee, Julia Dandalova ran social services programs for the Jewish community’s most needy: elderly pensioners and children of poorer families….