Hungarian Government Honors Bar-Ilan University President

Recognized for his 'manifold and committed activities to strengthen Hungarian-Israeli academic and social relations'.Mordechai Sones, 3/28/2017, 4:57 PM

Hungary left and right maneuvre to oust 'omnipotent' Orban

Hungary expects right to win upcoming elections, radical right-wing party says 'Jews have nothing to fear' from them.AFP, 3/12/2017, 7:11 AM

Hungarian leader: I respect Israel's right to exist

Hungarian far-right leader says he respects Israel’s right to exist, rabbis doubt sincerity.JTA, 1/14/2017, 6:59 PM

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

Hungary opens 'Houdini museum'

Ninety years after his death, the secrets of famed Jewish illusionist Harry Houdini have been unlocked in a Hungarian museum.AFP, 12/8/2016, 7:37 AM

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

Former Neo-Nazi to immigrate to Israel

Czanad Szegedi, a former member of antisemitic Hungarian Jobbik party, is about to immigrate to Israel after discovering his Jewish roots.Yoel Domb, 9/22/2016, 12:03 PM

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

Daughter of American rep. returns state award to Hungary

Daughter of Tom Lantos returns state award to Hungary to protest the same award being presented to an anti-Semitic journalist.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 9/6/2016, 3:13 AM

Hungary blocks websites that deny the Holocaust

Court in Budapest orders temporary blocking of 20 websites that carry Holocaust denial material.Elad Benari, 9/1/2016, 4:46 AM

Holocaust Museum blasts award to anti-Semitic Hungarian

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum slams decision by Hungary to grant a prestigious award to Zsolt Bayer.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2016, 5:13 AM

Dozens hand in their medals as Hungary honors 'anti-Semite'

Dozens of Hungarians are returning their Knight's Cross honor medals in protest of "racist" journalist Zsolt Bayer's award.AFP, 8/22/2016, 7:35 PM

Hungarian MEP: Use pig heads to deter Muslims at the border

In a Twitter argument with Human Rights Watch, MEP Gyorgy Schopflin's sarcastic comments quickly spun out of control.Rachel Kaplan, 8/22/2016, 5:39 PM

Hungarian hooligans seen making Nazi salutes during Euro 2016

Hungarian soccer fans clash with French police and stewards, police to investigate for anti-Semitism.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 6/20/2016, 9:28 AM

London yeshiva students injured in Hungary car crash

Two yeshiva students had been en route to the grave of the founder of the Kerestirer Hasidic dynasty.Haim Lev, 5/11/2016, 8:58 PM

Hungary: Suspects named in murder of Israeli backpacker

One of Ofir Gross's suspected murderers, 'Charles N.,' was a known drug addict and had served time for robbery.Tova Dvorin, 5/3/2016, 4:38 PM

Hungary: Israeli backpacker was killed during robbery

Prosecutor says suspects include drug addicted ex-con, claims killers were after victim's valuables.JTA, 5/3/2016, 7:38 AM

Slain Israeli's family: Police keeping us in the dark

Family of Ofir Gross says they have 'no idea' when his body will be flown to Israel; thank Israelis for helping in the search effort.Tova Dvorin, 5/2/2016, 12:33 PM

Hungary: Two suspects arrested over murder of Israeli backpacker

Hungarian police now believe the death Ofer Gross was an act of murder, and have arrested two young suspects.Ari Soffer, 5/1/2016, 5:50 PM

Jerusalem man found dead in Hungary

40 year-old Ofir Gross's body found after ten days; circumstances remain unclear.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/1/2016, 10:31 AM

Frantic search for Israeli missing in Hungary for a week

Jerusalem man studying in Berlin goes missing on trip to Hungary, desperate family 'trying not to think' of what might have happened.Ari Yashar, 4/28/2016, 3:40 PM

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

35% of Hungarians are anti-Semitic

New study finds 23% of respondents hold ‘extreme’ anti-Semitic views toward Jews, 12% are ‘moderate.'Nissan Tzur, Shoshana Miskin, 4/21/2016, 5:22 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

Refugees bring anti-Semitism to Europe, warns Hungarian minister

Senior Hungarian Cabinet minister Janos Lazar, warns Muslim refugees entering Europe are 'strongly anti-Semitic.'JTA, 4/18/2016, 2:28 PM

Nazi-era Jewish remains laid to rest in Hungary

Remains of Jews found in the Danube river buried in Budapest.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/15/2016, 9:38 PM

Hungarian-Jewish Nobel Literature Prize winner dies aged 86

Holocaust survivor Imre Kertesz, named one of the 20th century's most influential Hungarian writers, passes away after long illness.Peter Murphy, 3/31/2016, 12:16 PM

Hungary protesters block unveiling of statue for anti-Semite

Ceremony for statue of Gyorgy Donath, politician who helped Nazis promote anti-Jewish laws in Hungary, canceled due to protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2016, 9:14 PM

Holocaust survivors sue Hungary for mass transport of Jews

14 Holocaust survivors sue the Hungarian government and a train company for complicity with the Nazi regime in the US.Raphael Poch, 2/4/2016, 8:13 AM

Hungarian man faces jail for Holocaust denial on Facebook

38-year-old charged with public denial of genocide in anti-Semitic rant, could face 400 days in jail or hefty fine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2016, 6:43 PM

Anti-Semitic abuse hurled at Jews in Budapest

In center of Hungarian capital, a group of inebriated men accused the Jews of 'killing Jesus.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2015, 12:59 PM

Hungary scraps statue of anti-Semite

Planned statue of Balint Homan, who held anti-Semitic views, cancelled after outcry from Jewish groups.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/18/2015, 10:01 PM

Hungarian PM denounces plans to erect statue of anti-Semite

After int'l outrage, Viktor Orban demands foundation behind statue of WWII-era politician Balint Homan return government funding.Cynthia Blank, 12/16/2015, 7:39 PM

Protest delays anti-Semitic Hungarian statue

Unveiling of statue honoring pro-Nazi fascist politician who called to deport Jews delayed after even US envoy gets involved in protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2015, 6:23 PM

Hundreds protest anti-Semitic statue in Hungarian city

American envoy joins Hungary protest against a planned statue of World War II-era politician who had held anti-Semitic views.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2015, 5:42 AM

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

Watch: Hungary’s northern front

Arutz Sheva visits with the Hungarian Air Force mission in Lithuania.Yissachar Ruas, 12/4/2015, 4:45 AM

Hungarian mayor accuses Israel of being behind Paris attacks

Mayor in Hungary apologizes after comments on Israel being behind the terrorist attacks in Paris are made public.Ben Ariel, 12/2/2015, 1:14 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

Hungary rejects EU 'settlement labeling' plan

Hungarian FM meets with Netanyahu, rejects labeling as 'inefficient and illogical.'Tova Dvorin, 11/16/2015, 6:53 PM

Hungarian PM: Not Fair Israel, US, Won't Take In Migrant 'Army'

Populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban also singles out Arab states and Australia; says migrants look more like 'an army' than refugees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2015, 1:11 PM

Kurds Claim Tripped Refugee Was an Al Qaeda Terrorist

Hungarian journalist was fired for 'trip heard round the world' amid Syrian refugee crisis - but were fleeing migrants really terrorists?Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2015, 3:09 PM

Israel is Europe’s last Bulwark against Islam

If Europe thinks Israel is expendable, think again. Giulio Meotti, 9/17/2015, 2:08 PM

Austrian Chancellor Compares Migrant Exodus, Holocaust

Hungary's deception, concentration of Middle Eastern refugees is reminiscent of 1944 Auschwitz deportations, chancellor fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2015, 9:15 AM

Watch: Hungarian Journalist 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

Bulgaria, Hungary May Buy Israeli Border Fences

Faced with a wave of migrants from the Middle East and Africa, the countries may buy fences like Israel's barrier with Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2015, 9:08 PM

ADL Demands Hungary Cancel Anti-Semitic Statue

ADL warns of 'message to Hungarian society' after state funds life-size statue of ex-minister who allied with Nazis, called to expel Jews.Ari Yashar, 7/9/2015, 5:05 PM

Hungary Planning Statue in Honor of Anti-Semitic Minister

Balint Homan, a WWII-era minister who wanted to expel Jews from Hungary, to be honored with statue in city of Székesfehérvár.Cynthia Blank, 7/8/2015, 3:53 PM

Good Enough for the EU: Hungary to Build Anti-Migrant 'Wall'

Hungary building 13 foot (4 meter) high fence anyway – not to prevent terrorists from entering, but to keep out 3rd world job-seekers.Yaakov Levi, 6/17/2015, 6:48 PM

Hungarian University Makes Holocaust Education Mandatory

Catholic university in Hungary makes a course in Holocaust education mandatory for all its students.Ben Ariel, 5/27/2015, 5:14 AM

Hungarian Holocaust Denier Ordered to Study the Holocaust

Prosecutor in Hungary orders man to read up on the Holocaust after he shared a picture depicting Auschwitz as a fun camp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2015, 6:46 AM

Hungary: Thousands of Jews March in Memory of Holocaust

WJC president denounces anti-Semitic Jobbik party at annual "March of Life" commemorating the Holocaust.Elad Benari, 4/13/2015, 4:15 AM

WJC's Lauder: 'Dialog' Needed to Deal With Hungrary Anti-Semites

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

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

Graves Vandalized in Hungarian Jewish Cemetery

About 20 graves vandalized in a Jewish cemetery in Gyongyos, including the scattering of human remains.Ben Ariel, 3/23/2015, 1:16 AM

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