Romanian and Serbian Holocaust survivors receive restitution payments

Romanian and Serbian Holocaust survivors have received payments totaling 2.5 million Euro as a result of efforts to obtain restitution of Jewish communal property.

Romania establishes national day celebrating Yiddish

Romania’s parliament established a national day celebrating the Yiddish language and theatre.

Abandoned pre-Second World War synagogue gets new life as kosher jazz club

On a neglected stretch of road not far from the compound housing the bulk of Oradea’s Jewish infrastructure lies a dull brick building. Above the entrance is a small...

Teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery in Romania

Police in Romania arrested three teenagers accused of destroying ten headstones at a Jewish cemetery. The incident occurred over the weekend, police said in a statement on Monday about the...

Hundreds to march in memory of Elie Wiesel in his hometown in Romania

Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel didn't live to see his countrymen march in honour of the memory of the 14,000 Jews who were deported from his hometown Sighet...

Antisemitic graffiti scrawled on Romanian synagogue

Antisemitic graffiti denying the Shoah was discovered scrawled on the outside of one of Romania’s largest synagogues in the western city of Cluj. The Jewish community filed a police complaint. Constructed...

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