SYNAGOGUE FACT SHEET
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Name of synagogue SINAGOGA
Street address: 3 ZORILOR ST.
City and postcode RÂMNICU SĂRAT
Website of Jewish community or synagogue (if they have one) -
Website of Federation of Jewish Communities from Romania www.jewishfed.ro
Contact person for synagogue with telephone and email: Anca Vorodin (responsible)
Contact at Jewish community: MIRCEA ROND (Focșani)
Street address of Jewish community: 4 OITUZ ST., Focsani
Telephone number: 0237.623.959 and email: email@example.com
Street address of Jewish cemeteries in Râmnicu Sărat
(1) 26 Jitia St.
Condition of the cemetery? – Bad.
(2) 10 Cazărmii St.
Synagogue facts—you will not find all the answers, but it’s important to ask
When was it built? 1855.
Year(s) when it was remodeled or expanded – N/A
Name of architect(s) – N/A
Other synagogues that this architect built – N/A
Is it known who designed the brass candelabras etc? – N/A
Is it known who was the artist who painted on the walls? – N/A
How would you describe the condition? Bad.
How many Jews lived in this city before the Holocaust? In 1930, there were 1040 Jews from a total population of15,007.
What was its peak year of Jewish population? -
How many synagogues were in the city then? -
How many now? 1
Are the others used as synagogues? – N/A
If not, what are they used for? – N/A
If possible, give their addresses. – N/A
What was the fate of the Jews of this city during the Holocaust? Jewish men did forced labor
How many were murdered? -
How many were living in the city from 1945 – 1948 – uknown to us
How many emigrated? The vast majority
How many live there today? -
What are the social services for Jews in the city, if any? – N/A
Congresul Mondial Evreesc. Secțiunea din România, Populația Evreească in cifre. Memento statistic (Bucharest, 1945): 47
FCER, Memoria cimitirelor evreiești (Bucharest, 2007): 42
Arh. Aristide Streja, Arh. Lucian Schwartz, Sinagogi din România (Bucharest, 1996): 72 - 73.
The Romanian Synagogue Documentation Project
Underwritten by the David Berg Foundation
Grant recipient: Centropa, Vienna, Edward Serotta, Director,
Organizing Partner: The Center for Hebrew Studies and the Goldstein Goren
Center for Israel Studies, University of Bucharest, Felicia Waldman, Coordinator
Researcher: Anca Tudorancea, Center for the Study of the History of Romanian Jews
Photography: Daniel Gruenfeld, Oliver Beck Assistant
Web coordinator: Dragos Parasca