Keeping Alive a Haven for Yiddish Culture in Modern Romania
Bucharest is home to one of only a handful of Yiddish theater left in Europe
Iron Guard
The Iron Guard (Romanian: Garda de fier [ˈɡarda de ˈfjer]) is the name most commonly given to a far-right movement and political party in Romania in the period from 1927 into the early part of Wor...
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Dumitru Karnabatt
Dumitru or Dimitrie Karnabatt (last name also Karnabat, Carnabatt or Carnabat, commonly known as D. Karr; October 26, 1877 – April 1949) was a Romanian poet, art critic and political journalist, one o...
Dumitru Karnabatt - Wikipedia
Keeping Alive a Haven for Yiddish Culture in Modern Romania
Bucharest is home to one of only a handful of Yiddish theater left in Europe
Maria Forescu
Maria Forescu (15 January 1875—23 November 1943) was an Austro-Hungarian-born German opera singer and film actress. During the silent and talkies era of the German cinema, she appeared in several movi...
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Benno Straucher
Benno or Beno Straucher (August 11, 1854 – November 5, 1940) was a Bukovina-born Austro-Hungarian lawyer, politician and Jewish community representative, who spent the final part of his career in Roma...
Abraham Baratz
Abraham Baratz (14 September 1895, Bessarabia – 1975, Paris) was a Romanian–French chess master. In 1924, Baratz took 2nd, behind Eugene Znosko-Borovsky, in Paris. In 1925, he tied for 1st with Vital...
Michael Barkai
Michael (Yomi) Barkai (Hebrew: מיכאל ברקאי‎; January 26, 1935 – May 28, 1999) was the Commander of the Israeli Navy, a recipient of the Medal of Distinguished Service for his command o...
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De Hirsh Margules
De Hirsh Margules (1899–1965) was a Romanian-born American "abstract realist" painter who crossed paths with many major American artistic and intellectual figures of the first half of the 20th century...
De Hirsh Margules - Wikipedia
Yehuda Yannay
Yehuda Yannay (Hebrew: יהודה ינאי) (b. 26 May 1937, Timișoara, Romania) is an American-Israeli composer, conductor, filmmaker and performance artist.Yannay moved from Romania to Israel in 1951, where ...
Legionnaires' rebellion and Bucharest pogrom
The Legionnaires' rebellion and the Bucharest pogrom occurred in Bucharest, Romania, between 21 and 23 January 1941. As the privileges of the paramilitary organisation Iron Guard were being cut off by...
Legionnaires' rebellion and Bucharest pogrom - Wikipedia
Maurice Samuel
Maurice Samuel (February 8, 1895 – May 4, 1972) was a Romanian-born British and American novelist, translator and lecturer.A Jewish and Zionist intellectual, he is best known for his work You Gentiles...
Marcel Janco
Marcel Janco ([maɐ̯ˈsɛl ˈjaŋko], [maʁsɛl ʒɑ̃ko], common rendition of the Romanian name Marcel Hermann Iancu [marˈt͡ʃel ˈherman ˈjaŋku], last name also Ianco, Janko or Jancu; May 24, 1895 – April 21, 1...
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Ion Antonescu
Ion Victor Antonescu ([iˈon antoˈnesku]; June 15, 1882 – June 1, 1946) was a Romanian soldier and authoritarian politician who was convicted of war crimes. The Prime Minister and Conducător during mos...
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Dan Pagis
Dan Pagis (October 16, 1930 – July 29, 1986) was an Israeli poet, lecturer and Holocaust survivor. He was born in Rădăuţi, Bukovina in Romania and imprisoned as a child in a concentration camp in Ukra...
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Struma disaster
The Struma disaster was the sinking in February 1942 of a ship, MV Struma, that had been trying to take several hundred Jewish refugees from Axis-allied Romania to Mandatory Palestine. She was a ...
Struma disaster - Wikipedia
Max Auschnitt
Max Auschnitt, also known as Ausschnitt, Auschnit or Aușnit (February 14, 1888 – 1959), was a Romanian industrialist and rival of Nicolae Malaxa, who played an important role before World War II. Toge...
Max Auschnitt - Wikipedia
Agi Mishol
Agi Mishol (Hebrew: אגי משעול‎) (born 1947) is an Israeli poet.
Agnes (Agi) Fried (later Mishol) was born in Transylvania, Romania, to Hungarian-speaking parents who survived the Holocau...
Agi Mishol - Wikipedia
Romanian Front
The Romanian Front (Romanian: Frontul Românesc) was a fascist party created in 1935 led by Alexandru Vaida-Voevod as a splinter group from the National Peasants' Party.
The Front had its roots...