Former Bootmaker Synagogue and Dr. Leon Ghelerter Hospital RO FR IT The Synagogue of Cismari was a Jewish religious house, in a building from the 19thcentury. In that time, many synagogues and houses of prayer were placed in normal buildings, due to the rapid growth of the ...

February 25, 2017

Former Jewish Hospital – “Princess Elena” Hospital RO FR IT The trusteeship (administration) of the Israeli Hospital, founded in 1827, bought from the headman Mihalache Cantacuzino, in 1841, an abandoned inn on the White street, the current Elena Doamna ...

February 25, 2017

Jewish Community Centre RO FR IT The Jewish community, initially known as the “Jewish guild” (breasla jidovească), had the role of organizing the spiritual and economical life of its members. This also had a political role, the guild being the ...

February 25, 2017

Merarilor Synagogue RO FR IT The Jewish places of worship were organized on professional criteria, each synagogue taking the name of a guild. The same was for the “Merarilor” Synagogue on Elena Doamna Street in Târgu Cucului, where apple ...

February 25, 2017

Grand Synagogue RO FR IT In the 1930s, Iași was home to over 100 Jewish houses of prayer or synagogues. Today there are only two of them still open. Most of the synagogues were arranged in simple houses, without a special architecture, ...

February 25, 2017

Târgu Cucului Neighbourhood RO FR IT Five streets coming from different parts of the city, meet in Târgu Cucului: Cuza Vodă, Costache Negri, Elena Doamna, Cucu and ...

February 25, 2017

Former “Green Tree” Jewish Theatre RO FR IT The first Jewish theatre in the world was founded in Iași, in the summer of ...

February 25, 2017

Cuza Vodă Street RO FR IT From the Union Square, in the heart of the city, towards Târgu Cucu, once the soul of the Jewish community, our steps take us through the ancient “Golia Street”, today Cuza Vodă ...

February 25, 2017

Former Police Station RO FR IT The most tragic event in the history of the Jewish community in Iasi was the June 1941 Pogrom, which took place in the Police ...

February 25, 2017

Alexandru Lăpușneanu Street RO FR IT The street got its name from Voivode Alexandru Lăpușneanu, the one who moved Moldavia’s capital form Suceava to Iași in ...

February 25, 2017

Iași Train Station RO FR IT The Iași Train Station was built in 1870 in a swampy area in the Bahlui River plain. The Venetian–Gothic aspect, with the sculpted loggia on the first floor, is inspired by the Doge’s Palace in Venice. ...

February 25, 2017

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