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Romania’s Jewish State Theater explores work on Holocaust

The latest première at the Jewish State Theater in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, explores the horrors of the Holocaust via a survivor’s memories of the Auschwitz and Plaszow concentration camps.

Romania’s president warns about the rise of antisemitism during the COVID-19 pandemic

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has warned about the rise of antisemitism and threats that undermine democracy during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

Heavy rain reveals remains of Romanian Jewish cemetery destroyed by fascists

Heavy rainfall in northeastern Romania exposed an underground chamber full of headstones from a Jewish cemetery that was destroyed in 1943.

Romanian Jews express concerns about inappropriate statement by Interior Minister

The Federation of Jewish Communities of Romania is supporting an open letter by the Jewish Community of Caransebeș in the country's southwest regarding inappropriate statements made by Minister for Internal Affairs Ion Marcel Vela.

First steps in joint effort to rescue dilapidated synagogue in Brașov

The first steps have been taken in a joint effort by the Brașov Municipality and Jewish community aimed at rescuing the severely dilapidated Orthodox synagogue and restoring it as a cultural venue and tourist attraction.

Romanian Jewish leaders discuss community’s response to the pandemic

In a series of video interviews, leaders of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Romania (FEDROM), the country's EJC affiliate, discuss the situation faced by Romanian Jews during the current pandemic.

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