Jakob Finci

President of Jewish Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina

President of Jewish cultural, and humanitarian society „La Benevolencija“


Since 1990, Jakob Finci is a member of the Presidency of the Jewish Municipality in Sarajevo, where he worked during the wartime on humanitarian activities. In August 1995, Jakob Finci was elected President of the Jewish Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and is a founding member of the Inter-Religious Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He worked as President of the civic association "Truth and Reconciliation", President of the Constitutional Commission of FBiH, Director of the Civil Service Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Ambassador to Switzerland Confederation and non-resident Ambassador to the Principality of Liechtenstein.

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