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Romania

Romania to open its first Holocaust museum

Nearly three-quarters of a century since the end of World War II, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has backed the creation of the country's first Holocaust museum.

Romania finds many more remains near Jewish mass grave site

Archaeologists have unearthed "many human remains" in north-east Romania near an area where a mass grave was discovered in 2010.

Romanian state museum director pens antisemitic conspiracy theory

The head of Romania’s state-funded Bucharest Municipality Museum published an op-ed that critics say promotes antisemitic conspiracy theories.

Jewish cemetery in eastern Romania vandalised

The Jewish Cemetery of Huşi, in eastern Romania, was vandalised and 73 tombstones were destroyed, the Federation of Jewish Communities of Romania announced.

Romanian PM announces plans to move embassy to Jerusalem

Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă announced her government's intention to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

Romanian Jews ask court to prevent sale of Siret Ark

Romanian Jewish leaders have filed a criminal complaint for fraud following the dismantling and removal of the Aron haKodesh of the synagogue in Siret.

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