The gallery of the Jewish Community of Belgrade hosted an award ceremony to present the Order of Caballero Del Ladino to Dr Jelena Erdeljan and Dr Nenad Makuljević, professors of the Belgrade University Faculty of Philosophy for their contributions to the study and cultivation of Sephardic culture.
The award is named after the fifth President of the State of Israel, Yitzhak Navon.
Those in attendance were welcomed by the President of the Jewish Community in Belgrade, Jakob Salom, after which Erez Navon, the son Yitzhak Navon, spoke about the life and deeds of the fifth President of Israel.
Alongside Ambassador of Israel to Serbia H.E. Alona Fisher Kamm, the ceremony was also attended by Viktor Jelić, Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy, students of the Philosophical Faculty, members of the Jewish Community of Belgrade and other guests.
On behalf of the Jewish community, the event’s host and organiser was the manager of the Belgrade Jewish Community, Danijel Bogunović.