The Jews of Romania

Project Coordinator: Prof. Liviu Rotman


Tel: 03-6409799

This project was established in December 1987, following a donation from Mr. Avram Goldstein-Goren z”l, with the aim of initiating and promoting research on the heritage of Jews in Romania.

To date, more than twenty books have been published based on research conducted under the auspices of this project.

One of the characteristics of the Jewish community in Romania is that it serves as a bridge between Jewish communities of Eastern and Western Europe, as well as between Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jews.

The goal of the research was to illuminate the special character of the Jewish community in Romania and the social-cultural processes that shaped it.

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By the Rivers of Babylon - New Book by Prof. Aharon Oppenheimer

A new book by Prof. Aharon Oppenheimer, entitled By the Rivers of Babylon: Perspectives on the History of Talmudic Babylonia, has been published by the Zalman Shazar Center.

Gal-Ed, Volume 25

Gal-Ed: On the History and Culture of Polish Jewry, has been published by Tel Aviv University.

Michael Available on JSTOR

Through cooperation with the National Library of Israel and JSTOR, the Center is pleased to provide full-text, online access to all volumes of Michael: On the History of Jews in the Diaspora.

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