Tuesday, 25 April 2017

The Iasi Pogrom

From RRW

"The Iasi pogrom of June 27, 1941 was one of the most violent pogroms in Jewish history, launched by governmental forces in the Romanian city of Iasi (Jassy) against its Jewish population, resulting in the murder of at least 13,266 Jews, according to the Romanian authorities."
It is here that my parents AH together with my sister Miriam endured the horrors of the holocaust. Several years ago I penned this piece of our family's history. As we commemorate Yom Hashoa, I share it again with all of you, so that we remember and reflect...   
Eliyahu Safran

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