Romania

Hanukkah during the downfall of Ceausescu.

Edward Serotta
Dec. 30 2019 12:01AM

A Moses who led thousands to the promised land.

Ben Zehavi
Dec. 3 2018 12:01AM

In brilliantly charting the psychological effects of anti-Semitism on both its perpetrators and its victims, a newly translated 1934 novel outdoes even such master analysts as Freud and Proust.

Oct. 18 2017 12:01AM

After Auschwitz, three brothers discuss.

Mordechai Ronen
Nov. 20 2015 12:01AM

Nicolae Ceaușescu’s rule of Romania from 1965 to 1989 stood out for its brutality even among eastern-bloc dictatorships. Yet, unlike his Warsaw Pact colleagues, Ceaușescu. . .

Feb. 4 2015 12:01AM

Synagogue painters in 19th- and 20th-century Romania left behind an extraordinarily rich variety of images of the longed-for but never-seen Holy Land. 

Ilia Rodov
Feb. 10 2014 12:01AM

Born in Czernowitz in 1913, the Romanian-Jewish artist Isiu Schärf painted landscapes from Siberia to Israel. A collector is planning to reintroduce his work to the public.

Julia M. Klein
July 15 2013 12:00AM