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  • Israeli Stowaway on Rumanian Airline Causes Some Red Faces

    A 15-year-old boy stowed himself away aboard a Rumanian Airline plane to Bucharest recently and spent a month there with his grandmother before being reported to the authorities and sent back to Israel. The incident has been kept quiet till now, with many red faces at both Ben Gurion Airport in Israel and the Rumanian… More ▸

  • 40th Anniversay of Deportation of Rumanian Jews Marked in Bucharest

    Representatives of a dozen Jewish communities gathered here this week to demonstrate their solidarity with Rumania’s surviving Jews and their support for the country’s Chief Rabbi, Moses Rosen. The occasion was the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the deportation of the Jews from transylvania. Many of those who attended the ceremonies drew a parallel… More ▸

  • U.S. Expresses Concern to Rumania About Increased Anti-semitism There

    The State Department said today that it has “expressed concern” to the Rumanian government “at high levels” about reports of increased anti-Semitism in that Communitst country. Department spokesman Alan Romberg said that “these reports center on a book of poems published recently in Rumania, especially one poem in the collection which attacked Chief Rabbi Moses… More ▸

  • Anti-semitism in Rumania

    Chief Rabbi Moses Rosen of Rumania confirmed yesterday that certain press and literary circles in his country have launched an anti-Semtic campaign. He told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that “the situation in Rumania is serious” and expressed the hope that President Nicolae Ceausescu will intervene before the situation gets out of hand. Rosen, who has… More ▸

  • U.S. Cites the Reappearance of Anti-semitic Tracts in Rumania

    The Reagan Administration has charged that the recent reappearance of anti-Semitic tracts in the Rumanian government controlled media could not have occurred without the knowledge of the authorities in that country. The charge was contained in the latest semi-annual report on the implementation of the Helsinki Final Act. Among the evidence cited was an article… More ▸

  • Rumanian Chief Rabbi Meets with Bush to Brief Him on Rumanian Jewry

    Chief Rabbi Moses Rosen of Rumania met with Vice President George Bush at the White House yesterday to give him a detailed briefing on the condition of Rumania’s Jewish community. Rosen, who was invited by Bush for that purpose, reportedly told the Vice President that there has been no change in the Rumanian government’s liberal… More ▸

  • Shamir Holds Talks in Rumania

    Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir, in talks with Rumanian officials on a visit to Bucharest, has rejected Rumanian advocacy of an international conference on the Mideast, in which both the Soviet Union and the United States would have key roles, according to reports from Bucharest received here today. Shamir argued that the ability of the Soviet… More ▸

  • Shamir Leaves Monday for a 3-day Official Visit of Rumania

    Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir leaves tomorrow for a three-day official visit of Rumania. He is formally the guest of Foreign Minister Stefan Andrej, but is expected to meet also with President Nicolae Ceausescu. As in previous instances of high-level Israel-Rumania encounters, Shamir’s visit has given rise to speculation that Rumania may be involved, or may… More ▸