Though the synagogue is located on a main thoroughfare in Cluj, no witnesses have come forward with information about the vandalism.
— Romania’s Parliament passed legislation which would provide increased direct financial support for Holocaust survivors. The funds, a mo…
“A Jew must have three strengths,” Leyvick wrote, “Strength to die, strength to live and strength to wait.”
(JTA) – In the wake of the theft of key pieces of equipment, Romania’s main Jewish theater may not be able to open its 2017 season, the theater’s director said. The theft of $12,000 worth of equipment occurred last week at a storage unit in Bucharest used by the Hebrew State Theater, Director Maia Morgenstern…
Legislation making it easier for Holocaust survivors to press restitution claims passed in Romania’s Parliament on Tuesday. The law prioritizes the processing of claims belonging to Holocaust survivors, the World Jewish Restitution Organization, or WJRO, wrote in a statement applauding the legislation.
Romania is to fast-track claims from Holocaust survivors under an amended law on property restitution which is expected to be passed by parliament next week, legislators said on Tuesday.
A Romanian watchdog group on anti-Semitism said it was worried by the mayoral candidacy of a Bucharest politician who said local Jews lied for money about the number of their brethren killed in the Holocaust.
Nearly a quarter of Romanian respondents on a survey on Jews said their country should have no Jewish residents.
A Turkish-funded plan to build a giant mosque in Bucharest could lead to radicalization and incitement to hate, Romania’s main watchdog on anti-Semitism warned.
A Romanian anti-Semitism watchdog condemned Romanian President Klaus Iohannis’ honoring of a man who praised fascists who murdered Jews during the Holocaust.