The pianist Clara Haskil became well-known for her renditions of classical and romantic composers. She was born into a Sephardic Jewish family in Bucharest on January 7, 1895. Her mother was the one who first introduced her to the piano, and the young girl possessed a natural gift, as evidenced
Computers are everywhere: we use them for shopping, reading the news, sending messages, medical research, economic planning, watching movies, and playing games. Did you know that János Neumann, also known as John von Neumann, who came from a Jewish family from Marghita, made significant contributions to the development of modern
Eduard Marcus, known under his pen name Ilarie Voronca, was born in Brăila 118 years ago. Voronca, a Jewish avant-garde poet and essayist, collaborated with some of Romania’s most famous modernist publications, including “Contimporanul,” “Integral,” and “Punct.”
Galați has been an important Jewish centre in Moldova since the late sixteenth century. With the progressive growth of the Jewish population in the nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth centuries, several prayer houses and synagogues were built in the city.
Today marks the anniversary of Jean David, Jewish painter, designer, and illustrator of Romanian origin. The artist was born in Bucharest on December 16, 1908, where he began his studies at the National Art School. Between 1927 and 1937, he studied art in Paris at the Scandinavian Academy and the