Bucharest Pogrom of 1941 Memorial Dedicated

Commission Member Herbert Block spoke July 20, 2016 at the dedication of a memorial to the victims of a pogrom against the Jewish residents of Bucharest, Romania on January 21-23, 1941. The murder, torture, and other attacks against Jewish citizens already victims of persecution was perpetrated by Romania’s Iron Guard during the Legionnaires Rebellion. The Federation of Jewish Communities of Romania (FEDROM) erected the memorial with funds generated by Commission Member Martin Gold and with the assistance of Bucharest’s Third District. 

Commission Member Herbert Blocks' Remarks

Letter from FEDROM President