Popricani, Romania - In Photos: Burial Ceremony For WWII Mass Grave Remains

Published on: April 4th, 2011 at 02:46 PM
By: VIN News/Reuters/EPA

Popricani, Romania - The remains of dozens of Jews killed during World War II and found in a mass grave in northern Romania were buried Monday in a ceremony at the Jewish cemetery in Iasi.

Reported last month by VIN News that the Rabbinical Board of the Committee for the Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries in Europe, led by the Rabbi Elyakum Schlesinger, greatly respected London Rosh Yeshiva, joined by Romanian Chief Rabbi Menachem Hacohen. with a a delegation of NY based organization Admas Kodesh met March 3 2011 the Honorable Marian Parjol, Consul General of Romania, at his offices in the Consulate General building in New York. to discuss the grave site.

See below photos from today:


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