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Romania commemorates 80th anniversary of Transnistria deportations

Representatives of Romania and Israel commemorated the 80th anniversary of the deportation and murder of tens of thousands of Jews in Transnistria.

Romania commemorates Jewish victims of 1941 pogrom

Romania, which has long denied taking part in the Holocaust, paid tribute to thousands of Jews killed during a 1941 pogrom in the northeastern city of Iasi.

On anniversary of Iasi pogrom, vandals smash windows of Orăștie synagogue

The windows of the historic Synagogue of Orăștie in Transylvania were smashed by unidentified vandals.

Headstones smashed at Jewish cemeteries in Ukraine and Romania

Jewish cemeteries have been vandalized in two separate incidents in Romania and Ukraine.

Bucovina Holocaust Memorial to be set up in Siret

The history museum in Siret, in northeastern Romania, will be refurbished and turned into the Holocaust Memorial of Bucovina, culture minister Bogdan Gheorghiu announced

Romanian police investigate death threats against prominent Jewish actor

Death threats made against award-winning film and theatre star Maia Morgenstern and her children at the start of Passover celebrations investigated by Romanian Police.

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