'Maccabi Europe' athletes honor 1st Jewish Olympic champ

Jewish athletes will unveil in Budapest a new commemorative headstone at the grave of the first Jewish Olympic champion, Alfred Hajós.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/30/2019, 2:03 PM

Seven dead in accident on the Danube River

Sightseeing boat collides with another vessel and sinks in the Danube River in Budapest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2019, 2:59 AM

Watch: 'Silly walk' parade in Budapest

Hundreds march through central Budapest for April Fools' Day, employing flamboyant mannerisms inspired by famous Monty Python sketch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 4:57 PM

No bones found in Danube sweep for Holocaust victims’ remains

Sonar scan of Danube River in Budapest fails to reveal signs of human remains during search for bones of Holocaust victims.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/16/2019, 2:07 PM

ZAKA divers to retrieve Holocaust victim's bones from Danube

75 years after mass shooting of Jews on banks of River Danube, Budapest, ZAKA divers attempt to retrieve their bones for burial.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2019, 5:46 PM

Budapest synagogue re-opened after centuries of disuse

Synagogue on Táncsics Street, which used to be a Jewish museum, was opened especially in time for Rosh Hashanah.JTA, 9/7/2018, 4:41 PM

Woman who fell out of plane returns to Israel

Israeli forced out of plane during emergency evacuation transferred to Israeli hospital with severe head injury, unconscious.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2018, 8:25 PM

Israeli in critical condition following plane mishap

Israeli woman fighting for her life after Israel-bound flight evacuated in Budapest during vacation gone awry.David Rosenberg, 3/27/2018, 12:40 PM

Passengers forced to evacuate Israel-bound plane

Jet leased by Israir fills with smoke on tarmac at Budapest airport, leads to emergency evacuation from plane.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2018, 10:40 AM

Budapest cultural center unlocks local Jewish history

Budapest Jewish cultural center offers glimpse into Jewish life pre-Holocaust, has plans to include library, museum, and conference center.JTA, 12/28/2017, 2:58 PM

Printer who helped Raoul Wallenberg rescue Jews gets plaque

Budapest honors Hungarian printer who helped Swedish ambassador Raoul Wallenberg rescue Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps/JTA, 10/19/2017, 8:32 PM

Report: Hungary ends anti-Soros campaign

Campaign against US billionaire which drew accusations of anti-Semitism declared over, said to have met its goals.Gary Willig, 7/12/2017, 5:03 PM

Two injured in explosion in Budapest

Explosion at a ground-floor shop in downtown Budapest injures two. The cause is not yet clear.Ben Ariel, 9/25/2016, 3:35 AM

Hundreds protest vandalism of Budapest Holocaust memorial

Hundreds protest in downtown Budapest against a vandalism attack on a memorial to the victims of the Holocaust in Hungary.JTA, 9/21/2016, 4:53 AM

Israel wins 2nd place in Formula One race

Roy Nissany takes second at rainy Formula V8 3.5 Series in Budapest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2016, 9:42 PM

Tens of thousands participate in March of the Living in Hungary

Three Christian bishops among tens of thousands who took part in the March of the Living in Hungary.JTA, 4/19/2016, 6:03 AM

Will Raoul Wallenberg's fate finally become known?

New initiative launched to find out the truth about the brave Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Jews in WWII.Rochel Sylvetsky, 3/8/2016, 8:43 PM

Report: Paris attacker had traveled to Hungary

Senior Hungarian officials say Salah Abdeslam had been in Budapest before the November 13 Paris attacks.Ben Ariel, 12/4/2015, 6:42 AM

Holocaust document trove unearthed in Budapest apartment

While renovating home, couple finds 6,300 documents from before Hungary liquidated its Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2015, 7:12 PM

Love the Stranger Because You Were Once Strangers

That commandment calls upon Europe now.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 9/6/2015, 11:16 PM

Hungary Suffers Two Anti-Semitic Attacks in Less Than a Week

Open-air Holocaust exhibition vandalized with red paint and swastika drawn opposite synagogue in Hungary's capital city Budapest.Cynthia Blank, 4/9/2015, 3:12 PM

Hungarian Jewish Leaders Apologize to Angela Merkel

Jewish community president of Hungary apologizes for noting Merkel's visit the first since Adolf Eichmann's.Nissan Tzur, 2/6/2015, 12:54 PM

Merkel, Orban to Mull Over Anti-Semitism in Hungary

European leaders to discuss Jobbik, rising tide of hate crimes in Hungary against Jews in visit to Budapest synagogue.Nissan Tzur, 1/30/2015, 10:37 AM

Hungarian Jews Mark 70 Years Since Ghetto Liberation

Hungarian Jews gather to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation by the Red Army of the Budapest ghetto in World War II.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2015, 4:42 AM

Holocaust Memorial in Budapest Vandalized

Bronze shoes stolen from the riverside Holocaust memorial ‘Shoes on the Danube’ in Budapest.Ben Ariel, 9/10/2014, 1:15 AM

European MPs Condemn Kidnapping in Joint Declaration

Over 20 MPs sign declaration supporting Israel's right to defend against terror, demand PA help return kidnapped students.Ari Yashar, 6/16/2014, 11:48 AM

Jewish Youth Gather in Budapest to Discuss Global Issues

Youth gather in Budapest for landmark conference to discuss the Jewish community's global contributions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2014, 8:57 PM

Hungarian Police Disperse Protest of Holocaust Whitewash

Police in Budapest physically disperse protesters, including survivors, of monument that critics say ignores complicity with Nazis.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2014, 8:17 AM

Hungarians Protest Monument Whitewashing Holocaust

Hundreds of protesters occupy construction site of monument seen as absolving Hungarian Holocaust responsibility.Ari Yashar, 4/9/2014, 8:25 AM

Chief Rabbi, Hungarian President Discuss Anti-Semitism

Chief Rabbi Lau and Minister Ben-Dahan express concerns in Budapest, ask for Hungary to crack down on terror funding.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 3/26/2014, 2:18 PM

70 Years Later: Rabbis Gather for Memorial Ceremony in Budapest

Rabbis from across Europe gathered in Budapest to mark the 70th anniversary of the murder of Hungarian Jews by the Nazis.Yoni Kempinski, 3/25/2014, 4:44 AM

Dutch MEP Says the Pro-Israeli Camp is Growing

Bastiaan Belder, Dutch politician and MEP, said Monday that anti-Israel sentiment is mostly on the Left.Arutz Sheva, 3/24/2014, 10:40 PM

Hungary's Jews Mark 70th Anniversary of Nazi Invasion

Hungarian Jews gather at the Grand Synagogue in Budapest, mark 70th anniversary of Nazi Germany's invasion of the country.Elad Benari and AFP, 3/20/2014, 3:44 AM

Budapest Mayor to Review Naming of Street After Anti-Semite

Mayor of Budapest orders a review of a decision to name a street after an "openly anti-Semitic" author.Elad Benari, 5/31/2013, 6:44 AM

Hungary: Anti-Semitic Abusers Given Prison Sentences

Budapest court hands down prison sentences to three men who verbally abused visitors to the World Jewish Congress.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/11/2013, 1:50 AM

Lauder Re-Elected World Jewish Congress Head

World Jewish Congress president Ronald Lauder has been re-elected unopposed for a second 4-year term at Hungary conference.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/7/2013, 2:54 PM

Record Turnout at Budapest Holocaust March Amid Rising Racism

A record 10,000 Hungarians take part annual march to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/22/2013, 1:14 AM

Budapest Jewish Leader Attacked While Leaving Synagogue

Police in Budapest said they have arrested two men after a Jewish community leader was attacked after leaving synagogue Friday night. Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/7/2012, 8:49 AM

PM Meets with Hungarian President On Anti-Semitism

PM Binyamin Netanyahu met in Jerusalem with Hungarian President Janos Ader to discuss anti-Semitism in Hungary and regional issues.Chana Ya'ar, 7/17/2012, 1:09 PM

70-Year-Old Jew Beaten in Budapest

70-year-old Jewish man was brutally beaten last week on the streets of Budapest, near the local synagogue.Elad Benari, 6/15/2012, 6:43 AM

Solidarity Protesters Support Former Budapest Chief Rabbi

At least 120 protesters wore the yellow star over the weekend in Budapest in solidarity with former Chief Rabbi Joseph Schweitzer, age 90.Chana Ya'ar, 6/11/2012, 5:50 PM

Russia: Still Searching for Clues About Wallenberg Mystery

The chief archivist of Russia’s counterintelligence service said it will continue searching for clues about Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg.Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/10/2012, 5:25 PM

Hungary, Romania Head Toward 'E. Europe Winter'

Could last year's Arab Spring have led to an Eastern European Winter? The warning signs may be there, the EU and the US fear.Chana Ya'ar, 1/22/2012, 1:07 PM