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 References

GENERAL ROMANIAN REFERENCES

Avotaynu Guide to Jewish Genealogy [pub. 2004,  ed. by Sallyann Amdur Sack and Gary Mokotoff] contains an excellent chapter on Romania by Professor Ladislau Gyemant
Die Juden in Romanien, [pdf download] Arthur Ruppen, pub. by L. Lamm, 1908 (in German), 40 pps. Includes population numbers for 32 Romanian cities in 1899. 
Pinkas Hakehillot Romania - Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Vol 1, [Moldavia & S Transylvania] published 1969, (776 pages)   by Yad Vashem is part of the Jewishgen Yiskor Book Project with online English translations for Bucecea, Botosoni, Dorohou, Frumusica.  Printed versions of this volume in Hebrew are available in many major libraries with large Jewish collections.
History of the Jews in Romania - Wikipedia  - many references and additional links
Schwartzfeld, Elias, American Jewish Yearbook,   Philadelphia, 1901, 2 articles: "The Jews of Romania From the Earliest Times to the Present Day",  pp 25-62;  "The Situation of the Jews in Roumania Since the Treaty of Berlin 1878 pp 63- 87 
US Library of Congress   The Romanian collections at the Library of Congress include about 40,000 works related to Romania with many serial publications. Most works are in the Romanian language, with approximately 10% in English. You cannot browse the catalogue online but you can search for town names, surnames, etc. The Online Romanian Directories includes a  list of additional websites
Vital, David, A People Apart: A Political History of the Jews in Europe, 1789-1939.  Oxford University Press, 2001 944 pages.


BOTOSANI AREA CITY & TOWN REFERENCES

Botosoni   LEIBOVICI-LAIS, SLOMO, EVREIMEA BOTOSANEANA MINI-MONOGRAFIE (in Romanian), Author, 584 pp, 2006, Softcover. An extensive book with pictures and data about the community.
Boṭoshan (1913-1930) / Natan Rubinshṭain, Zikhronot ahavah la-ʻayarat neʻurai, 2003, 36 pages 

Dorohoi   "Anthology of the Dorohoi Country Since The 15th Century" - after WW II, this county was combined with Botosani County.  Romanian Title: "Generatii de Judaism si sionism: DOROHOI (+Saveni, Mihaileni, Darabani, Herta, Radauti-Prut)"  English Title: "Generations of Jewishness and Zionism: DOROHOI (+Saveni, Mihaileni, Darabani, Hertza, Radautz-Prut)"  Redactor and Coordinator: Shlomo David.  5 Volumes, about 3,500 pages together, bilingual (Romanian + Hebrew).   

Stefanesti There is a monograph about Jewish life in Stefanesti called "Stefanesti: Portrait of a Romanian Shtetl" authored by Ghitta Sternberg and published by Pergamon Press in 1984.

 

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JewishGen KehilaLinks Romania SIG

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