Romania: Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Elie Wiesel's home

Police launch inquiry after discovering 'public toilet' and 'Nazi Jew' scrawled on home of Holocaust survivor.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2018, 9:54 PM

Romanian minister apologizes over Auschwitz gaffe

Romanian minister apologizes for comparing Auschwitz to African swine fever, says he has 'never offended anyone.'AFP, 7/26/2018, 9:49 PM

'Romania’s anti-Semitism laws meaningless without enforcement'

Activist says new law to combat anti-Semitism in Romania not helpful as past laws not implemented or enforced.JTA, 6/25/2018, 5:45 PM

Court: EU nations must recognize foreign same-sex marriages

EU's top court rules Romania must grant residency to US citizen who had same-sex marriage with Romanian citizen in another country.Gary Willig, 6/8/2018, 12:28 PM

PA recalls envoys to 4 European nations

PA representatives to Romania, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Austria recalled after their ambassadors attend reception for new US embassy.AFP, 5/16/2018, 3:12 PM

Eastern Europe blocks EU rant over US embassy move

Three EU countries block statement slamming US over upcoming Embassy move.AFP, 5/12/2018, 11:33 PM

Wizz Air opens new route from Romania to Tel Aviv

Sibiu becomes sixth Romanian city to operate direct route to Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2018, 8:39 PM

Romanian president demands PM resign over Jerusalem embassy move

President of Romania angered by plans to move embassy to Jerusalem, looks to force PM to resign.AFP, 4/27/2018, 1:40 PM

Romanian PM: We don't have enough support to move embassy

President Rivlin meets with Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă, discussing possible Embassy move, anti-Semitism, and the Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2018, 4:31 PM

Romanian PM to visit Israel

Romanian PM to visit Yad Vashem, Western Wall, during 2-day trip to Israel.AFP, 4/25/2018, 11:39 AM

Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassy

Romanian president slams government's plan to move embassy to Jerusalem, claims doing so would violate international law.AFP, 4/20/2018, 1:31 PM

Hotovely: Hope to see the Romanian embassy in Jerusalem soon

Deputy Minister Hotovely, Minister Kara welcome Romania's announcement that it will relocate its embassy to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 4/20/2018, 12:07 AM

Romania to relocate embassy to Jerusalem

Romania to become third country to move embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, following the US and Guatemala.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2018, 11:10 PM

Romania to consider moving embassy to Jerusalem

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely meets Romanian Foreign Minister who says his country would consider moving its embassy.Nitsan Keidar, 4/11/2018, 3:06 AM

23 Israelis injured in Romania bus accident

8 children among the injured as bus carrying tourists overturns near Romanian salt mine.Gary Willig, 4/1/2018, 5:54 PM

Israeli killed in Romania

23-year-old Israeli killed in a car accident in Romania. His family was notified.Ido Ben Porat, 1/8/2018, 11:21 PM

Romanian leader: We should consider moving embassy

Leader of Romania’s ruling party says the country should “seriously consider” moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/24/2017, 4:17 AM

'Spike' missiles successfully pass Romanian operational tests

Romania puts Israeli missile through operational and technical tests, examines buying missile launcher.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2017, 3:17 PM

Watch: Netanyahu takes first-time visitors on tour of Jerusalem

Prime Minister Netanyahu gives Romanian tourists personal tour of Jerusalem's Old City.David Rosenberg, 11/12/2017, 6:53 PM

Teens arrested in vandalism at Romanian Jewish cemetery

Teens accused of destroying 10 headstones at Jewish cemetery.JTA, 10/18/2017, 8:17 PM

Last remnants of Jewish community struggle to retain heritage

A Hasidic dynasty began in this Romanian town. Now the Jewish community is barely surviving.JTA, 9/16/2017, 10:59 PM

'The State of Israel is the answer to anti-Semitism'

Social Equality Minister attends Romanian parade in memory of Elie Wiesel, speaks of Wiesel's legacy in fighting anti-Semitism.Hezki Baruch, 9/11/2017, 12:18 AM

Trump: Romanian Holocaust remembrance 'vital cause'

US President remembers late Romanian Holocaust survivor Eli Wiesel, praises AJC for presenting award to Romanian president.JTA, 6/13/2017, 10:35 PM

Romania to apply working definition for anti-Semitism

Romania adopts International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's working definition of anti-Semitism, aims to battle discrimination.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2017, 10:06 PM

Tombstones vandalized in Romanian Jewish cemetery

Vandals smash 10 tombstones at Jewish cemetery in Bucharest.Ben Ariel, 4/26/2017, 2:06 AM

2 Israelis killed in car accident in Romania

Two Israelis killed, three injured in accident in Romania.David Rosenberg, 3/28/2017, 2:14 PM

Romanian government roiled by protests

Corruption allegations spark anti-government demonstrations in Romania., 2/6/2017, 9:34 AM

Romanian President rejects Muslim candidate for Prime Minister

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis rejects Social Democrats' candidate for prime minister, Sevil Shhaideh.Gary Willig, 12/27/2016, 5:55 PM

Romania opens first state-run Holocaust Museum

Romania, which denied its role in the Holocaust for years, is to open the first state-run museum dedicated to the Jewish community.AFP, 10/10/2016, 9:01 PM

US missile defense shield goes live in Europe

US activates first missile defense shield in Romania; Russia is livid.Chana Roberts, 9/22/2016, 5:26 PM

Uncovered Clinton security breach - ended up in prison

Marcel Lazar, a former Romanian taxi driver, will spend 52 months in prison, after uncovering Clinton's use of her private server.Rachel Kaplan, 9/1/2016, 9:22 PM

Theft of equipment leaves Romania's Jewish theater in jeopardy

Romania's main Jewish theater may not be able to open its 2017 season due to theft of key pieces of equipment.JTA, 8/31/2016, 6:19 AM

Hundreds pay tribute in Elie Wiesel's native Romania

Nobel laureate was instrumental in getting Romania to face up to its dark past.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2016, 8:01 PM

In Romania, poignant memories of Holocaust survivor Wiesel

Perhaps nowhere is Elie Wiesel's passing felt more poignantly than in his country of birth.Mihaela Rodina, 7/3/2016, 2:49 PM

Romanian law facilitates restitution of Holocaust survivors

Romania’s Parliament passes legislation prioritizing the processing of claims belonging to Holocaust survivors.JTA, 5/11/2016, 5:04 AM

Romanian Jews now allowed to miss exams for Shabbat, holidays

EJA campaign to extend full religious freedom to Orthodox Jewish college students succeeds in Romania.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/1/2016, 11:16 AM

Car crash in Romania kills two Israeli students

Medical students die in crash with details still unclear - one lost his nephews in fire and brother in pool drowning just months ago.Ari Yashar, 4/23/2016, 8:52 PM

Bucharest mayoral candidate worries anti-Semitism watchdog

Romanian watchdog concerned over mayoral candidate who said local Jews lied about the number of their brethren killed in the Holocaust.JTA, 4/19/2016, 5:38 AM

Romania arrests Israeli 'spies', suggests ties to Mossad

Two Israelis arrested in Romania, two more under investigation for spying charges. Top Mossad agents tied to company at heart of case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2016, 4:39 PM

Rivlin thanks Romania for steps to educate about the Holocaust

President Reuven Rivlin hosts state dinner in honor of visiting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2016, 2:13 AM

Israeli Tour Guide Falls to Death in Romania

While trying to help tourist on the Fagaras Mountains in Romania, Noam Avnon, 45, lost balance and fell to his death.Orli Harari, 9/29/2015, 7:42 PM

Romania Outlaws Holocaust Denial

Joining France and Germany, Romania criminalizes Holocaust denial; perpetrators will face up to three years in prison.Cynthia Blank, 7/22/2015, 9:13 PM

Torah Scroll - From Holocaust in Romania to IDF Base in Samaria

Joyous ceremony held as Torah scroll that survived the Holocaust paraded to its new home in a Beit El IDF base.Ari Yashar, 10/13/2014, 10:46 AM

Holocaust Museum Opened in Elie Wiesel's Childhood Home

Holocaust museum and learning center in Sighet, Romania memorializes the fall of Romanian and Transylvanian pre-war Jewry.Tova Dvorin, 5/20/2014, 11:26 AM

Historic Jewish Theater Devastated by Romanian Snowstorm

The State Jewish Theatre of Bucharest, Yiddish cultural site in Europe, is damaged extensively by snowstorm.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2014, 8:39 PM

Peres: 'Make Peace Or Else'

Shimon Peres urges Israel to take Kerry's framework deal in meeting with Romanian President, warns of 'tragic consequences' of failure.Ari Yashar, 1/20/2014, 5:39 PM

Romanian Television Station Airs Anti-Semitic Christmas Carol

State-operated station broadcasts carol with anti-Semitic slurs on station to rural communities; officials shirk responsibility.Tova Dvorin, 12/12/2013, 12:13 AM

Romania-Israel Talks Scuttled over Judea, Samaria

Bucharest insisted construction workers from Romania not work beyond 'Green Line'. Israel refused.Gil Ronen, 12/10/2013, 11:14 AM

Romania's Basescu Mulls Ways To Deny Premiership To Hated Rival

A victorious Victor Ponta must still overcome an antagonistic Romanian PresidentAmiel Ungar, 12/11/2012, 11:09 PM

Member of European Parliament Denies Holocaust on Romanian TV

Romanian member of the European Parliament denies the Holocaust on national television. Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/24/2012, 5:13 PM

Romanian Minister Calls Holocaust Remarks 'Completely Wrong'

Romanian minister Dan Sova said Friday that his remarks denying the Holocaust were "completely wrong.” Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/12/2012, 9:03 AM

ADL: Romanian Minister Must Apologize for Holocaust Denial

The ADL has urged the Romanian government to make a more substantial impact in fighting anti-Semitism.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/9/2012, 3:09 PM

Romanian Jews Slam Anti-Semite's Appointment to Post

Romanian Jews expressed anger over the appointment of a Senator who made anti-Jewish statements to a top government postDavid Lev, 8/7/2012, 1:43 AM

Impeachment Referendum Falls Short In Romania; Basescu Survives

The attempt by Romanian Premier Victor Ponta to impeach President Trajan Basescu failed to get the required voter turnout.Amiel Ungar, 7/31/2012, 5:13 AM

Romanian Government Criticized for Toying With Constitution

Rumania, with looming financial crisis, is drawing criticism for tinkering with the constitution to impeach President BasescuAmiel Ungar, 7/10/2012, 5:01 AM

Romanian Public Funds Financing Fascist Children's Book

Romanian public funds have been financing a children’s poetry book that features Romania’s World War II fascist leader on its cover.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/18/2012, 7:57 PM

Hungary, Romania Head Toward 'E. Europe Winter'

Could last year's Arab Spring have led to an Eastern European Winter? The warning signs may be there, the EU and the US fear.Chana Ya'ar, 1/22/2012, 1:07 PM