The Times of Israel: “Roma Holocaust survivors look to Jews as model for recognition — and reparation”
ARTICLES / Moldova

The Times of Israel: “Roma Holocaust survivors look to Jews as model for recognition — and reparation”

CHISINAU, Moldova –This September, about 70 Roma survivors of World War II in Moldova will receive compensation from Germany. But the reparations given to these elderly people in Europe’s poorest country will not take the form of cash — only food and coal to use as fuel, and only for a few months. The budget … Continue reading

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