Europe’s Jews still chasing an elusive collective identity

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Photo: Ruth Ellen Gruber

Left to right, Ionel Schlesinger, president of the Jewish community in Arad, Romania; Evan Lazar, president of the European Council of Jewish Communities; and Ivan Bloch, president of the Jewish community in Lugoj, Romania, at the “meeting of presidents” sponsored by the European Council of Jewish Communities and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee in Barcelona, Spain, June 2012.