The dilemma of Hungarian Jews

The dilemma of Hungarian Jews

The Orban government is basically a dictatorship and was connected with the anti-Semitic Jobbik party. How are the Jews fairing and what should they do? Gábor Somlai, 9/30/2018, 12:41 PM
Hungarian rabbi rejects Hanukkah greeting from anti-Semites

Hungarian rabbi rejects Hanukkah greeting from anti-Semites

Rabbi from Budapest rejects Hanukkah greeting from the far-right Jobbik party.Ben Ariel and JTA, 12/30/2016, 4:32 AM
Camerawoman Fired for Tripping Up Migrants

Camerawoman Fired for Tripping Up Migrants

Camerawoman for far-right TV station filmed tripping up father and son as they ran from police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2015, 2:54 PM
WJC's Lauder: 'Dialog' Needed to Deal With Jobbik

WJC's Lauder: 'Dialog' Needed to Deal With Jobbik

In interview with the Associated Press, WJC President Ron Lauder says he is 'concerned' about the rise of the far-right in Hungary.Yaakov Levi, 4/12/2015, 7:04 PM
Anti-Semitic Party Gains; Hungarian Jews Frantic

Anti-Semitic Party Gains; Hungarian Jews Frantic

Hungarian Jewish community alarmed after election results reveal Jobbik is second largest party in Hungary.Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 10/19/2014, 10:20 AM
Hungarian Anti-Semites Gain in Local Elections

Hungarian Anti-Semites Gain in Local Elections

The openly anti-Semitic Jobbik party comes second in 18 out of 19 counties in local elections.Ben Ariel, 10/14/2014, 2:45 AM
Hungary: Fascists Stage Mock 'Hanging' of Israelis

Hungary: Fascists Stage Mock 'Hanging' of Israelis

Israeli ambassador to Hungary demands inquiry into far-right rally in which effigies of Israeli PM, former president 'publicly hanged'.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2014, 5:22 PM
Hungary's Rome Envoy Withdraws over Anti-Semitism

Hungary's Rome Envoy Withdraws over Anti-Semitism

Peter Szentmihalyi Szabo referred to Jews as 'agents of Satan,' who are 'greedy, envious, evil and ugly.' Plus, he doesn't speak Italian.AFP, 7/26/2014, 10:39 PM
Hungarian Town Won't Honor Anti-Semitic Dictator

Hungarian Town Won't Honor Anti-Semitic Dictator

Far-right Jobbik party had fronted campaign to name part of Gyomro's town square after Nazi-Allied leader; Mayor issues apology.AFP, 5/27/2014, 7:21 PM
Euroskeptics Rising, as EU Vote Draws Near

Euroskeptics Rising, as EU Vote Draws Near

Euroskeptics expected to make gains, but struggle to find common ground; fascist Jobbik party to overtake left-wing rivals.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 5/19/2014, 6:33 PM
Hungary Remembers Holocaust Amid Protests

Hungary Remembers Holocaust Amid Protests

Jewish, civil rights groups continue to boycott Holocaust memorial events amidst rising anti-Semitism in the government.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2014, 5:34 PM
EJC: Success of Anti-Semites a 'Dark Day'

EJC: Success of Anti-Semites a 'Dark Day'

European Jewish Congress says the success of the openly anti-Semitic Jobbik party is “a source of grave concern for Europe.”Elad Benari, 4/8/2014, 3:44 AM
Hungarian Anti-Semitic Party Gains in Elections

Hungarian Anti-Semitic Party Gains in Elections

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban wins clear victory in elections, while Jobbik party increases its share of the vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2014, 4:42 AM
Hungary's Rebranded Far-Right Eyes Poll Success

Hungary's Rebranded Far-Right Eyes Poll Success

Jobbik party bouncing back from popularity slump after taking on a 'softer' image; but beneath the facade the same policies remain.Peter Murphy, 4/3/2014, 10:01 AM
Hungary: Using Anti-Semitism to Gain Votes?

Hungary: Using Anti-Semitism to Gain Votes?

Arutz Sheva interviews Hungarian politicians from both sides of the political divide on extremists - and what it means for the Jews.Tova Dvorin, 3/24/2014, 10:06 PM
34% of Hungarians Blame Jews for Economic Woes

34% of Hungarians Blame Jews for Economic Woes

Far right Jobbik party gaining strength in Hungary but Jewish organization says anti-Semitism was worse in 2010.Yoni Kempinski, Budapest, 3/24/2014, 1:48 PM
'Hungarian Politicians Use Jews to Gain Votes'

'Hungarian Politicians Use Jews to Gain Votes'

Hungarian Chief Rabbi blames politicians, city mayor for anti-Semitic rally held in former synagogue, claims anti-Semitism 'gains votes'.Tova Dvorin, 2/18/2014, 9:43 AM
Anger Over Far-Right Rally in Former Synagogue

Anger Over Far-Right Rally in Former Synagogue

Anti-fascist groups protest political rally by far-right Jobbik party in former Hungarian synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff an AFP, 2/15/2014, 7:00 PM
Neturei Karta Demonstrate in Support of Fascists

Neturei Karta Demonstrate in Support of Fascists

Small group of radical anti-Zionist sect stand in solidarity with Jobbik party head during controversial London rally.Ari Soffer, 1/29/2014, 5:23 PM
London: Visit by Far-Right Leader Sparks Tensions

London: Visit by Far-Right Leader Sparks Tensions

Leader of Hungary's far-right Jobbik party to address London rally on eve of Holocaust Memorial Day; anti-fascists plan protest.Ari Soffer, 1/26/2014, 11:32 AM
From Hungarian Neo-Nazi to Orthodox Jew

From Hungarian Neo-Nazi to Orthodox Jew

Upcoming documentary focuses on the life story of Csanad Szegedi, the Far Right Jobbik politician who discovered his Jewish roots.Tova Dvorin, 12/17/2013, 12:12 AM
Hungary: Neo-Nazi Gang Jaild for Racist Murders

Hungary: Neo-Nazi Gang Jaild for Racist Murders

Verdict comes as Jews, Roma, face rising discrimination and attacks in the EU-member state.Ari Soffer, 8/7/2013, 3:23 PM
'Counting Jews' Misquote Stirs Controversy

'Counting Jews' Misquote Stirs Controversy

European Parliament head demands newspaper clarify how it misquoted him as saying "Hungary wants to count the Jews.” Arutz Sheva staff, 5/21/2013, 9:55 PM
Bulgarian 'Ataka' Party Follows Neo-Nazi Trends

Bulgarian 'Ataka' Party Follows Neo-Nazi Trends

Bulgarian 'Ataka' party follows neo-Nazi tides, gaining sizable portion of popular vote in country's parliamentary elections.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/16/2013, 1:37 PM
Hungarians Stage 'Anti-Zionist' Revenge Rally

Hungarians Stage 'Anti-Zionist' Revenge Rally

Far-right Jobbik party called for an “anti-Zionist” demonstration to be held on eve of World Jewish Congress General Assembly.Rachel Hirshfeld , 4/11/2013, 8:29 PM
Racist Hungarian Journalist Returns State Prize

Racist Hungarian Journalist Returns State Prize

A Hungarian television presenter, known for his anti-Semitic remarks, has handed back a prestigious state award after public outcry.Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/21/2013, 11:42 PM
Neo-Nazi Parties Pose 'Alarming Setbacks'

Neo-Nazi Parties Pose 'Alarming Setbacks'

Anti-Defamation League urges United States Congress to mobilize a united voice against the return of political anti-Semitism.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/27/2013, 8:30 PM
EU’s 'Democratic Conscience' Votes In Neo-Nazis

EU’s 'Democratic Conscience' Votes In Neo-Nazis

Council of Europe set to approve nomination of Hungarian neo-Nazi to its Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/27/2013, 4:36 PM
Council of Europe Considering Ban on Neo-Nazi MPs

Council of Europe Considering Ban on Neo-Nazi MPs

Council of Europe is considering banning extreme-right members if they are affiliated with “neo-Nazi, racist and anti-Semitic" parties. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/23/2013, 5:31 PM
Hungarian MK Plans ‘Zionist Threat’ Speaking Tour

Hungarian MK Plans ‘Zionist Threat’ Speaking Tour

A lawmaker from the blatantly anti-Semitic Hungarian Jobbik Party is planning to begin a lecture tour regarding the “Zionist threat.” Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/22/2013, 1:45 AM
Hungary: Referendum on Hitler Ally Fails

Hungary: Referendum on Hitler Ally Fails

Residents of a small Hungarian town have failed to stop a park from taking on the name of the country's Nazi-allied wartime leader.Elad Benari, 1/7/2013, 5:43 AM
Hungarian Jews Cautiously Welcome Pension Hike

Hungarian Jews Cautiously Welcome Pension Hike

Hungarian Jews welcome pension hike for Holocaust survivors, but say government needs to do more to combat anti-Semitism. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/2/2013, 9:30 PM
Hungarian MP Announces Jewish Identity

Hungarian MP Announces Jewish Identity

Confronting recent anti-Semitic events that have plagued parliament, Hungarian minister revealed he is Jewish, "like it or not."Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/19/2012, 9:00 AM
Hungarian MP Burns Israeli Flag

Hungarian MP Burns Israeli Flag

Independent MP briefly detained for questioning after burning flag in Budapest protest.Gil Ronen, 12/15/2012, 6:50 PM
Hungarian PM Vows to Protect Jews- Insufficiently?

Hungarian PM Vows to Protect Jews- Insufficiently?

Hungarian Prime Minister vowed to defend country's Jews from anti-Semitism after a far-right MP made anti-Jewish remarks in parliament. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/4/2012, 2:18 AM
Jobbik Deputy Campaigns Against 'Israeli' MP

Jobbik Deputy Campaigns Against 'Israeli' MP

Outrage over anti-Semitic remarks in Hungarian parliament continued unabated, with Jobbik deputy calling for resignation of 'Israeli' MP.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/30/2012, 9:46 AM
Hungary Condemns MP Over 'Jewish List' Remarks

Hungary Condemns MP Over 'Jewish List' Remarks

Hungarian government condemns the remarks made by a far-right MP to compile a list of residents "of Jewish origin."Elad Benari, 11/28/2012, 6:13 AM
Hungary Condemns Burning of Israeli Flags

Hungary Condemns Burning of Israeli Flags

Hungary's Foreign Ministry condemned the "desecration of an Israeli flag" outside of Budapest’s main synagogue by Jobbik party supporters.Rachel Hrishfeld , 10/25/2012, 6:18 PM
Former Hungarian Neo-Nazi Meets Orthodox Rabbi

Former Hungarian Neo-Nazi Meets Orthodox Rabbi

After being ousted from far-right Hungarian Jobbik party over his Jewish roots, Csanad Szegedi has reconciled to meet with orthodox rabbi.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/7/2012, 8:12 AM
'Jewish' Hungarian Lawmaker Forced to Resign

'Jewish' Hungarian Lawmaker Forced to Resign

Hungarian lawmaker from the far-right Jobbik party resigned after he had tried to cover up his Jewish ancestry for as long as two years. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/2/2012, 1:27 PM
Neo-Nazi Leader Challenges Chabad Rabbi to Debate

Neo-Nazi Leader Challenges Chabad Rabbi to Debate

Leader of extreme right Hungarian political party challenged head of the Hungarian Jewish Congregation, to a public debate on anti-Semitism.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/5/2012, 3:00 PM