Barbara Frye

Romania Comes to Terms With the Holocaust

Last June, President Ion Iliescu announced that “within the borders of Romania, there was no Holocaust between 1940 and 1945.”But Leizer Finkelstein doesn’t much care what Iliescu thinks. At 81, he is one of the few survivors of the Iasi pogrom of 1941, in which thousands of Jews were murdered, and one of fewer still who remain in Romania.