Times of Israel: “Holocaust education in Moldova is about to get (slightly) better”
ARTICLES / Moldova

Times of Israel: “Holocaust education in Moldova is about to get (slightly) better”

CHISINAU, Moldova — In a Moldovan secondary school history textbook, seven pages are devoted to the crimes of communist leader Joseph Stalin — an entire chapter with numerous photos illustrating the horrors of the gulag. The Holocaust, on the other hand, gets a page and a half in the chapter on World War II, right … Continue reading

The Forward: “Why Are There Crosses On Eastern Europe’s Newest Holocaust Memorials?”
ARTICLES / Belarus / Moldova

The Forward: “Why Are There Crosses On Eastern Europe’s Newest Holocaust Memorials?”

Stolnichani, Edinits, Moldova – When school principal Ivan Timoshko decided to do something to mark the spot in his village where dozens of Jews were executed by the Nazis, he did it the only way he knew how: He built a cross. Together with the children from his school in the village, he cut down … Continue reading

The Times of Israel: “In Moldova, a synagogue with a terrible history is for sale on Holocaust Street”
ARTICLES / Moldova

The Times of Israel: “In Moldova, a synagogue with a terrible history is for sale on Holocaust Street”

EDINETS, Moldova — In a small town in northern Moldova, a former synagogue is for sale on Holocaust Street. The building, where some 90 Jewish townsfolk were executed during World War II, is being offered for 65,000 euros ($75,000) by a Moldovan owner who said “he wasn’t aware of its history.” The owner did not … Continue reading

Toronto Star: “Can Moldova’s men give up their cigarettes?”
ARTICLES / Moldova

Toronto Star: “Can Moldova’s men give up their cigarettes?”

 CHISINAU, Moldova —  (Global Post) Europe’s poorest country will soon have one of the world’s harshest anti-smoking laws. Next year, Moldova will make it illegal to smoke not only in restaurants, schools, buses, trains and hospitals — but also in prisons, at playgrounds and amusement parks, in stadiums, public squares, and even in cars if … Continue reading