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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Ilan Gilon
Ilan Gilon (Hebrew: אִילָן גִּילְאוֹן, born 12 May 1956) is an Israeli politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Meretz.
Born in Moldova, Romania, son of Abraham Goldstein. Gi...
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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
Max Blecher
Max Blecher (born September 8, 1909, Botoşani– d. May 31, 1938) was a Romanian writer.
Max Blecher's father was a successful Jewish merchant and the owner of a porcelain shop. Blecher attended p...
Benjamin B. Ferencz
Benjamin Berell Ferencz (born March 11, 1920) is a Hungarian-born American lawyer. He was an investigator of Nazi war crimes after World War II and the Chief Prosecutor for the United States Army at ...
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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Eliahu Itzkovitz
Eliahu Itzkovitz was a Romanian Jew who during the Second World War, while a prisoner in a concentration camp witnessed the murder of his family at the hands of a Romanian prison guard named Stănescu....
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
Yoel Hoffmann
Yoel Hoffmann (born 1937) is a contemporary Israeli Jewish author, editor, scholar and translator. He is currently a professor of Japanese poetry, Buddhism, and philosophy at the University of Haifa i...
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 ...
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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 ...
Sorel Etrog
Sorel Etrog, CM (August 29, 1933 – February 26, 2014) was a Romanian-born Canadian artist, writer, and philosopher best known for his work as a sculptor. He specialised in modern art works and c...
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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...
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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...
Julius Popper
Julius Popper (December 15, 1857 – June 5, 1893), also known in Spanish as Julio Popper, was a Romanian-born Argentine engineer, adventurer and explorer. He was the designer of the modern outline of t...
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History of the Jews in Romania
The history of the Jews in Romania concerns the Jews both of Romania and of Romanian origins, from their first mention on what is present-day Romanian territory. Minimal until the 18th century, the si...
History of the Jews in Romania - Wikipedia
Benjamin Abrams
Benjamin Abrams (August 18, 1893 – June 23, 1967) was a Romanian-born American businessman and a founder of Emerson Radio & Phonograph Corporation after his purchase of Emerson Records in 1922. A...