We invite you to discover the sinuous fate of three generations of Jews through more than 80 fragments of testimonies collected over a span of more than 20 years.

Further reading

On this website we wanted to evoke through fragments of testimonies the main moments in the recent history of the Jews of Banat and Arad. If you are passionate about the subject, we recommend you to browse through the following books and sites. This is not an exhaustive list, but a starting point in your research.

Vultur, S., coord. (2002) Memoria salvată. Evreii din Banat, ieri și azi, Iași: Polirom Publishing House
Vultur, S., Onică, A. (ed.) (2002) Memoria salvată II, Timișoara: West University Publishing House
Neumann, G. (2014) Destine evreiești la Timișoara. Portretul comunității din perioada interbelică până azi, Bucharest: Hasefer Publishing House
Leopold, L. (2016)  Áron Chorin, o schiţă biografică, Trad. Sălăjanu D., Roman D., Roman L., Arad: Vasile Goldiș University Publishing House
Grec, M. I. (coord.) (2015) Comunitatea Arădeană și atitudinea față de holocaust 1940-1944, Arad: Vasile Goldiș University Publishing House
Neumann, V. (2016) Evreii Banatului. O mărturie a multi- și interculturalității Europei Est-Centrale, Timișoara: Brumar Publishing House
Schatteles, T. (2013)  Evreii din Timisoara, Bucharest: Hasefer Publishing House
Mózes, T. (2020) Evreii din Oradea, Bucharest: Hasefer Publishing House
Neumann, G. (2019) Pe urmele Timișoarei evreiești, Timișoara: Brumar Publishing House
Virtual Museum of Jewish Timisoara

Our endeavour

Stories of the Synagogues brings you closer to the history and the beauty of the synagogues from Reșita, Caransebeș, Lugoj, Timișoara, and Arad, as well as to the destiny of the members of the Jewish communities who built them and contributed to the prosperity of these cities.

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