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Bucharest Pogrom, 1941

On This Day in Jewish History: January 21, 1941

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#onthisday, 1941, the Bucharest Pogrom began in Romania - the center of Romanian Jewish life. 127 Jews were murdered by the Romanian Legionnaires (Iron Guard) and the community was ransacked - raping women, destroying homes, looting businesses, desecration of synagogues.

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Source: @yadvashem

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Further Reading & Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legionnaires%27_rebellion_and_Bucharest_pogrom

https://www.yadvashem.org/holocaust/this-month/january/1941.html

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