CENTER FOR JEWISH-BULGARIAN COOPERATION "ALEF" Center for Jewish and Bulgarian cooperation "Alef" is a Non-governmental organization established in 2014 in Burgas, Bulgaria. Alef is a non-political, voluntary, democratic and autonomous public organization. ALEF'S MISSION is to research and promote the deep cultural, social and historical ties between Bulgarians and Jews throughout the centuries. We promote the unique act of saving 50,000 Bulgarian Jews during the Second World War and give due respect and gratitude to those Bulgarians who contributed to it. We strive to create initiatives that stimulate civic education about the Holocaust and preserve the memory of the victims of the darkest period in human history with the sole goal of never repeating it again. We fight against all forms of fascism, xenophobia, terrorism, racism, anti-Semitism. We develop relations with other ethnic communities in the spirit of generally accepted human values-respect, understanding and tolerance.