Bucharest Diary

News & Reviews

News & Reviews

Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs

Review: Bucharest Diary: Romania’s Journey From Darkness to Light
April 23, 2020

Foreign Affairs

Capsule Review: Bucharest Diary: Romania’s Journey From Darkness to Light
January/February 2020

Jewish News (Southeastern Virginia)

For Alfred Moses, luck comes in threes
September 13, 2019


The Life and Values of Ambassador Alfred Moses
August 31, 2019

The Jerusalem Report

A Citizen Diplomat Reflects: Bucharest Diary is a vivid memoir by a former U.S. envoy to Romania, Review by Norman Eisen
July 8, 2019

Jewish Book Council

Bucharest Diary: Romania’s Journey From Darkness to Light
March 13, 2019

The New York Jewish Week

How Moses Helped Bring Jews To Freedom From Romania
January 14, 2019

The Times of Israel

How an American Moses Helped Lead Romania’s Jews to the Promised Land
November 27, 2018

San Diego Jewish World

Bucharest Diary: Tale of a Jewish American Ambassador
November 15, 2018
"Formerly national president of the American Jewish Committee, trial Attorney Alfred H. Moses had successfully lobbied the Communist government of Romania to permit Jews to emigrate to Israel — an achievement that later recommended him to be appointed ambassador to Romania by U.S. President Bill Clinton."

Washington Jewish Week

The Audacity of Diplomacy: How Washington's Alfred Moses took on Romania ‘as a Client’
November 1, 2018

Moment Magazine

Author Interview with Alfred Moses
Romania, Haunted by Its Past
September 17, 2018


An American Diplomat’s Remarkable Role in Rescuing Romanian Jews from the Depredations of Communism
December 3, 2018

The Hoya

Former Ambassador Recounts U.S. Involvement in Romania’s Transition to Democracy
October 11, 2018

Kol HaBirah

An Evening with Alfred H. Moses
August 2, 2018


Bloomberg News Podcast

January 8, 2019


November 21, 2018

WBAI-FM (PACIFICA) “Leonard Lopate at Large” (New York)

November 19, 2018

KFMG-FM “The Culture Buzz” (Iowa)

November 26, 2018

Genesis Communications Network “The Mike Siegel Show” (Phoenix)

November 8, 2018

Bloomberg News Podcast

A Closer Look with Arthur Levitt
Bucharest Diary, Romania from Communism to Democracy
January 8, 2019

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Published by Brookings Institution Press, 2018
363 pages; hardcover and ebook