MINELRES: Romania: Bulletin DIVERS on Ethnic Minorities – 30 ( 113) / September 6, 2004

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Divers Bulletin no. 30 (113) / September 6, 2004
News

EXAM TO GET DRIVING LICENSE TO BE TAKEN INTO THE MOTHER TONGUE

JEWISH COMMUNITY IN UCHAREST RECEIED A NEW TORAH SCROLL

POST-LYCEUM SANITARY COLLEGES FOR ETHNIC ROMA


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News

EXAM TO GET DRIVING LICENSE TO BE TAKEN INTO THE MOTHER TONGUE

BUCHAREST – On Monday, August 30, the Chamber of Deputies passed on
articles the law draft on authorizing G.E.O no. 195/2000 regarding the
new Traffic Code. The normative paper aims at complying our legislation
with that of the European Union. Following Hungarian Democratic
Federation of Romania (UDMR)actions, various important amendments
proposed by the Union were passed during the debates on articles,
including some technical ones connected to the minorities’ protection,
namely of the citizens rights. Thus, the plenum of the Chamber passed
the amendment proposed by UDMR deputies Istvan Antal and Istvan Erdei
Doliczki materialized in indent (3) of art. 24, which stipulates that on
demand, the courses on traffic regulation as well as the driving license
exam are organized in the mother tongue of the persons who belong to
national minorities.
Author: DIVERS


JEWISH COMMUNITY IN UCHAREST RECEIED A NEW TORAH SCROLL

BUCHAREST – Members of the Jewish community in Bucharest and guests in
Israel and United States took part on September 1 in the ceremony of
dedicating a new Torah scroll at synagogue Yeshua Tova.
At the entering in the synagogue, it was adorned with a crown and
carried under a baldaquin during the rite. The Great Rabbi of the
Sephardic community in Israel Mordecai Eliahu, invited at the ceremony,
read various blessings and the believers surrounded the table where the
ritual was being officiated seven times, carrying the scroll in their
arms. "A new Torah is a very important moment for each synagogue
worldwide, as any beginning is connected to Torah, the Jewish people’s
history is connected to Torah, Moise led the Jewish people taught by
Torah", said Rabbi Eliahu. The event to bring a new Torah scroll at
Bucharest, for the first time after more than 50 years, was organized by
Foundation Chabad Lubavitch, which last week, has celebrated five years
of activity in Romania.
Author: DIVERS


POST-LYCEUM SANITARY COLLEGES FOR ETHNIC ROMA

BUCHAREST – Starting 2004, Health Mutual post-lyceum college in
Bucharest is organizing for ethnic Roma high school graduate-candidates,
two classes for the specialization of social and pharmacy assistant,
according to a press release. The courses have a two years length, in
the intensive variant enacted by Ministry of Education and Research.
Author: DIVERS


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