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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

The Romanian Arafat's Resignation Triggers Violent Protests

A new health care law, since withdrawn, has triggered unrest in Romania.Amiel Ungar, 1/16/2012, 11:43 PM

200-Year-Old Torah Scroll Dedicated to IDF Romania Crash Victims

200-year-old Torah scroll welcomed in Tel Nof Air Force Base, dedicated to victims of last year's helicopter crash in Romania.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 11/16/2011, 5:46 AM

EU Agrees as Spain Reimposes Restrictions on Romanian Workers

The EU, citing Spain's unemployment crisis, has given Spain the right to restrict entry of Romanian workers. Amiel Ungar, 8/15/2011, 4:36 PM

Memorial Plaque to Iasi Jews Finds Permanent Home

Exactly 70 years after the massacre of the Jews of Iasi, the plaque created in their memory is affixed in the Ghetto Fighters’ House Museum.Elad Benari, 6/30/2011, 9:20 AM

Can Russia Swallow an ABM System in Rumania?

Russia objected to a US ABM system in Poland and the Czech Republic and the US backed down. Now a system is slated for Romania.Amiel Ungar, 5/5/2011, 12:39 AM

Romania: Jewry Down, Israeli Companies Up

Romanian Jewry, which numbered over ¾ of a million in 1930, has now dwindled to 3,000. Some say it will soon disappear altogether.Hillel Fendel, 10/28/2010, 6:24 PM

Rabbis Release IAF Romania Crash Widows of Vows

A special Beit Din gave final approval to the identification of the airmen killed in the Romania helicopter crash, so their widows can remarry.Gil Ronen, 8/26/2010, 9:48 PM

Peres Eulogizes Fallen Pilots: 'Extraordinary Human Beings'

Peres visits Romania and eulogizes soldiers killed in training crash.Maayana Miskin, 8/13/2010, 8:53 AM

Soldiers Safe after Helicopter Scare in Romania

Two IDF helicopters land safely in Romania after running into technical trouble a week after six soldiers died in a joint training exercise.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/3/2010, 12:00 PM

"He Served G-d with Love and Joy" say IDF Crash Victim's Friends

IDF Lieutenant-Colonel Avner Goldman, killed Monday in the Romanian helicopter tragedy, had devoted himself to Torah study and teaching. Eli Stutz, 7/28/2010, 8:52 AM

Former MK: Chopper was Rehearsing 'Important' Distant Mission

Israel Air Force Col. (res.) Eliezer 'Cheetah' Cohen hints: IAF and entire IDF are 'preparing very well for what is about to come.' Gil Ronen, 7/27/2010, 5:32 PM