Ambassador Kathleen Kavalec at the Opening Reception of the 6th Edition of the Elie Wiesel Study Tour

Residence of the Ambassador of the German Federal Republic to Romania August 28, 2023 Ambassador Gebauer, Excellencies, Colleagues, Dear Participants, While we are here today to discuss the important issue of Holocaust education, we are all aware of the tragedy in Crevedia over the weekend. I want to take a moment to express my condolences ... Read More»

Deputy Chief of Mission Shane Dixon at the Elie Wiesel House

Elie Wiesel House AFCP Event Sighet, August 22, 2022 Mayor Moldovan, Director Barz, and Coordinator Marincean it is a pleasure to join you here. Mayor Moldovan, thank you for our meeting yesterday—I came away from it very informed…Good morning everyone, and thank you all for welcoming me and our Embassy team to Sighet. Your region’s ... Read More»

Ambassador Zuckerman inaugurates this year’s Elie Wiesel Study Tour 2020: Explore the Past, Shape the Future

On August 17th, Ambassador Zuckerman had the opportunity to virtually meet twenty young participants preparing for this year’s Elie Wiesel study tour. Embassy Bucharest is honored to again partner with our American Councils for International Education (ACILS) – Romania colleagues for this program that will illuminate some of the historical gaps that surround the Shoah. ... Read More»

Unveiling of Elie Wiesel Bust

Elie Wiesel Square, Bucharest Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Madam Mayor, Members of the Romanian Parliament, State Councilors, Secretary of State, Your Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, There are many parties that deserve recognition for the completion of this commemoration, of this project, but let me above all first thank to Mayor Firea, and the ... Read More»

Statement on the Vandalism of Elie Wiesel House

The Embassy of the United States of America in Romania unequivocally condemns the recent vandalism carried out against the Elie Wiesel House in Sighet. The statements denigrating Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, President Trump, and other world leaders represent a deplorable anti-Semitic attack and an egregious affront to the victims and survivors of the ... Read More»

Ambassador Hans Klemm at the Dedication of the Elie Wiesel Square

Mrs. Mayor General, Your Excellences, distinguished guests, We stand here today to honor the late Elie Wiesel.  A native son of Romania, he made sure the world never forgot the horrors of the Holocaust.  And, after a lifetime of commitment, he truly had become a “messenger to mankind.” When Wiesel was growing up in the ... Read More»

Remarks by U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Dean Thompson at Elie Wiesel Institute 10th Anniversary

Bună dimineaţa Daţi-mi voie să le mulţumesc foarte mult lui Alexandru Florian şi Institutului „Elie Wiesel” pentru că mi-au oferit ocazia de a vă vorbi astăzi. I would also like to say hello to my friend, Radu Ioanid, who is joining us from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington. And I want to say ... Read More»
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