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Total country population 19,600,000
Core Jewish population 9,100
Jews per total 1,000 in population 0.46
Population with a Jewish parent 13,500
Enlarged Jewish population 17,000
Law of Return Jewish population 20,000


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A Hasidic dynasty began in this Romanian town. Now the Jewish community is barely surviving. Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:15 September 2017
Anti-Semitic Graffiti Causes Little Outrage in Romania Publication:Balkan Insight
Date:6 August 2018
Anti-semitic graffiti on Auschwitz survivor Elie Wiesel's house Publication:BBC News
Date:4 August 2018
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Bucharest in top three cities with most anti-Semitic posts on social media
Date:30 January 2018
Derelict synagogue in Săveni, Romania sold and converted into restaurant Publication:Jewish Heritage Europe
Date:20 August 2019
Dozens of headstones smashed at fire-ravaged Jewish cemetery in Romania Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:4 April 2019
Elie Wiesel’s childhood home in Romania vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti Publication:Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Date:4 August 2018
Great Temple synagogue in Deva rededicated after 2-year restoration Publication:Jewish Heritage Europe
Date:5 April 2019
In commemoration of Elie Wiesel, Jewish leaders gather in his hometown Publication:The Jerusalem Post
Date:4 October 2018