Yad Vashem

The Story of the Jewish Community of Bălţi, Romania (today Moldova)

Between the two world wars, the Jewish community of Bălţi was a vibrant population of trade, industry and culture, Zionism and Yiddish, political parties and youth movements. In September 1941 the last of the Jews of Bălţi - some 2,800 people - were expelled to the Marculesti Camp, and the Jewish population of the city ceased to exist.

This is the story of the community of Bălţi. Read more...

Bălţi Before the Holocaust

Before the War

Bălţi During the Holocaust

During the War

Commemorating the Jewish Community of Bălţi


Their Legacies Remain

Their Legacies Remain...