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D.C. Intersection Renamed for Bulgarian Lawmaker

A street intersection outside the Bulgarian Embassy in Washington was renamed Tuesday in honor of a lawmaker from that country who is credited with helping spare the lives of tens of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust.

11/12/2013

(Credit: Council of the District of Columbia)

DC Council to Weigh Street Naming Request That Has Stirred Holocaust Debate

A request by the Bulgarian Embassy to name a Washington intersection after a favorite native son — a man credited with helping save the country’s Jewish population from deportation — has gotten tangled up in a broader debate about whether the nation is accurately accounting for the actions of its leaders during the Holocaust.

05/07/2013

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