Dating site romania my russia 2016
Table of Contents: Romania The territory of present-day Romania was known as Dacia in antiquity and Jewish tombstones dating from early times have been found there.The Jews may have come as merchants or in other capacities with the Roman legions that garrisoned the country from 101 C. and early missionary activity in Dacia may have been due to the existence of Jewish groups there.In the 16th century some refugees from the Spanish expulsion came to Walachia from the Balkan Peninsula.A few served as physicians and even diplomats at the court of the sovereigns of Walachia.Greek Orthodox Christianity also preached intolerance toward Jews and shaped the first codes of law: the Church laws of Moldavia and Walachia in 1640.Both proclaimed the Jews as heretics and forbade all relations with them.The collective tax was paid from the tax on kosher meat, the expenses of the institutions (talmud torah, hekdesh, cemetery) were covered by the remainder.
In the Danube harbors, it was the Greek and Bulgarian merchants who incited riots against the Jews, especially during Easter.
From the beginning of the 18th century, the Moldavian rulers granted special charters to attract Jews.
While still in Poland they were told about the advantages offered (exemption from taxes, ground for prayer houses, ritual baths, and cemeteries).
Anti-Jewish excesses that occurred in the neighboring countries often extended to Romania.
In 16, Cossacks invaded Romania, murdering a great number of Jews in Jassy.