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New Israeli Tourism Campaign in Romania

At peak season there are 64 weekly flights between Romania and Israel, with most on the Bucharest-Tel Aviv route.

March to Honor the Memory of Elie Wiesel, His Hometown’s Vanished Jews

The march began at the Wiesel family home, and ended at the railway station, where a plaque was unveiled and the station named after Wiesel.

Heart Surgeon-Turned Pilot Saves El Al Passenger’s Life

'I reminded the captain that I was also a doctor and told the flight attendant to let me know if the passenger's condition was getting worse.'

Wizz Air Expands Low-Fare Flights from Israel

Wizz Air also announced that the new routes would operate twice a week.

Turkish PM Denies Russia Demanding to Use NATO Nuke Base

US-Turkey relations have so deteriorated after the coup that Washington no longer trusts Ankara with the nuclear weapons.

Painter Jonasz Stern’s ‘Landscape after the Holocaust’ in Krakow Museum

Painter Jonasz Stern left a permanent mark on the Polish art of the 20th century.

Israeli Students Win Big In Chemistry Olympics

The Jewish State’s high school delegation took home two medals.

Holocaust Author and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel Dead at 87

For ten years after the war, Wiesel refused to write about or discuss his experiences during the Holocaust.

Romania Expected to Facilitate Return of Property to Holocaust Survivors

The Romanian parliament is set to ease the way for Holocaust survivors to reclaim their stolen property.

2 Israeli Med Students Killed in Romania

Two of the Israeli students involved in the accident were from Rahat, Israel's largest Bedouin city.

Jewish Watchdog Group Sues Romanian Mayor for Hitler Hairdo in 2009

He explains he was just following that other people were doing. Sound familiar?

Zionism in Jassy: The Importance of History Today

The history of Zionism in Jassy, Romania, amidst persecution and antisemitism.

Romanian President: Palestinians Should Recognize Israel as Jewish

Romania supports in principle Israel’s demand for Palestinian recognition of Israel as the Jewish state but encourages compromises on this and other issues, Romanian...

Israeli-American Nabbed in Taliban weapons Jailed for 15 Years

An Israeli-American man caught in a sting operation trying to sell weapons to Taliban terrorists was sentenced on Wednesday to 25 years in prison. Oded...

Ukrainian Jewish Leaders: Romania Unfit to Lead Holocaust Body

Ukrainian Jewish leaders said Romania was unfit to head a Holocaust remembrance forum because it has not done enough to come to grips with...

The Ultimate Revenge for Holocaust Survivor: New Torah Scroll

Holocaust survivors have at least two ways to take revenge against the Nazis. One is to overcome the past and bring a new family into the world. The other is to donate a Torah. Marge Fettmen did both.

How the Holocaust Never Happened in Rumania

The virus of antisemitism is alive and well in Eastern Europe, and so is the denial of the Holocaust. It is particularly disconcerting that a younger generation in Rumania, and more than likely everywhere else in the world, should be infected with this virus, and is -- or claims to be -- ignorant of the real treatment of Jews in the 20th century.

Reaping The Fruits Of His Labor

Reb Pinchos, born in Romania, moved shortly after birth with his parents to Vienna. As a teenager, he learned in another city and took his Gemara with him. Pinchos remembered how his rebbe always liked to teach from his Gemara.

The Romanian Gaon

This article was written by Rabbi Yechiel Yaakov Weinberg, z"l, the Seridei Eish, about my grandfather, the Gaon Rabbi Bezalel Ze'ev Shafran, z"l, of Baku, Romania, author of She'elot U'tshuvot R'BAZ. He died on the 14th of Kislev 5690 (1930).

Perfect Heroes

In the summer of 1993, shortly before I was to participate in an international conference on the concept of the hero in Jewish history, I began researching how Israeli society had perpetuated the memory of the Yishuv (Jewish community in pre-state Israel) parachutists from World War II.

Title: The Bugs Are Burning: The Role of Eastern Europeans in the Exploitation, Subjugation...

In this meticulously documented treatise of centuries old European anti-Semitism, authors Drs. Sheldon Hersh and Robert Wolf graphically depict the hellacious barbarism and heinous atrocities committed against the Jewish people throughout Eastern Europe before, during and after the Holocaust by those they believed to be their close neighbors and friends.

Clowns Who Care: Lev Leytzan Warms Hearts, Heads, Hands and Toes

The young adult clowns of the Long Island-based charity Lev Leytzan, a medical clowning troupe, returned recently from an 11-day humanitarian mission to Romania and Israel to celebrate Chanukah.

Geographical Silhouettes

Per Deuteronomy 21, when a corpse is found in the wilderness, an elaborate ceremony ensues that is clearly intended to disrupt the regular routines of the townspeople living nearby. The judges and elders determine which city is closest to the crime scene, and the elders of that city take a young calf, which has never been yoked, to a dismal valley, which could never sustain agricultural life, where they break the calf's neck. The Levites then arrive to observe the elders washing their hands over the bloody calf and declaring, "Our hands did not spill this blood, nor did our eyes perceive it. Therefore, God, forgive your people Israel, whom You redeemed, and do not allow innocent blood to flow amongst your nation, and let this blood atone for them."

Title: The Ransom Of The Jews – The Story Of The Extraordinary Secret Bargain...

Throughout Jewish history, we have unfortunately grown accustomed to ransoming our people from being held hostage by many evil empires.

The Girl From Transylvania

"You will never see your land of Israel, your precious Jerusalem, your Carmel, your Galilee. It will never happen. You will never leave Romania."

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