Netanyahu and Bahrain crown prince have ‘very friendly’ first call since accord

PM hails ‘outstanding conversation’ with Salman bin Hamad, week after two countries signed Declaration of Peace

Remembering the past / Building new bridges – Israel & Albania

The recent inauguration of the Holocaust Memorial in Tirana, Albania drew acclaim from Jewish leaders in Israel and abroad. This memorial represents an advancement in the already warm relations between Israel and Albania.

Albania, only country with more Jews after the Holocaust, inaugurates memorial

Tirana honors victims, and locals who protected Jews; country was occupied by Nazis, but none of its Jews were killed or handed over

Jewish group to repair earthquake-struck home of Albanian Muslim who saved Jews

House of Muhamet Bicaku, whose father and brother sheltered 20 Jews from occupation forces during Holocaust, was devastated in calamity that claimed 55 lives

Albania hails Israeli engineers helping rebuild after devastating quake

Prime Minister Edi Rama says IDF team aiding recovery in hard-hit city of Durres is ‘No. 1’; sends video to Netanyahu

Albanian who rescued Jews during Holocaust to be honored in Poland

Group organizing event says testimonies like 93-year-old Xhemal Veseli’s ‘bring us together as Jews and Muslims’

Kosovar envoy Vlora Citaku: ‘Our people look up to Israel’

Vlora Çitaku, Kosovo’s ambassador to the United States

Albania’s top envoy in Israel: From enemies to best friends

Bardhyl Canaj, Albania’s ambassador to Israel

Kosovo highlights pro-Israel position as US investors visit

The $300,000 museum-synagogue project is spearheaded by Votem Demiri, the 72-year-old patriarch of Kosovo’s Jewish community. His daughter, Ines Demiri, an official at Kosovo’s consulate-general in New York, organized the business delegation to Prishtinë and Prizren as well as its members’ meetings with Prime Minister Haradinaj and other top officials.

In Albania, a unique Jewish history museum on the brink

A tiny shop in the southern town of Berat tells the remarkable story of the only Nazi-occupied state that had more Jews after WWII than before