The Situation of the Jews in Roumania Since the Treaty of Berlin (1878)

By E. Schwarzfeld

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Jewish Publication Society (JPS), 1902

The author presents a detailed outline of Romanian Jewish history from the 1878 Treaty of Berlin (which granted Romania independence, and which mandated that national citizenship be unrestricted by any reason of creed) through the end of the 19th Century. He describes how Romania complied with the letter of this treaty while managing to maintain and enhance the marginalization and persecution of Jews. The author details legislation, police actions and community actions which had devastating effects upon Romanian Jewry.

Topic: History, Hate, Antisemitism, Culture, International Relations, Law, Prejudice, Discrimination

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Volume/Issue: Vol. 3

Page Number(s): 63-87

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Europe , Romania

Language: English

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Schwarzfeld, E.. The Situation of the Jews in Roumania Since the Treaty of Berlin (1878). American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Jewish Publication Society (JPS). 1902: 63-87. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5444


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