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Iaşi
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On June 29, 1941, the city of Iaşi in northeastern Romania was the scene of a pogrom that was jointly perpetrated by German and Romanian soldiers, as well as by local inhabitants. Nearly 15 ,000 Jews lost their lives in the massacre, as well as from the days-long odyssey of two trains in scorching heat. The escalating violence can largely be traced back to the fact that the city had long since developed into…

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Hausleitner, Mariana, “Iaşi”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 20 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0328>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20191110



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