2 new synagogues open in Budapest

Chabad-Lubavitch unveils two new synagogues in Budapest, Hungary.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/24/2019, 7:07 AM

Hungarian author, dissident Gyorgy Konrad, dies

Jewish-Hungarian author and Holocaust survivor dies at 86.AFP, 9/14/2019, 11:51 PM

‘Filthy Jews belong in the gas chamber’

Five men tell Hungarian cantor and his wife they ‘belong in the gas chamber.’Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/30/2019, 5:52 PM

Study: Hungary has highest rate of Ashkenazi genes after Israel

Genetic tests conducted in Hungary suggest that the relative prevalence there of Jewish genes is double that of the United States.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 8/13/2019, 10:46 PM

Hungarian Jews form unlikely alliance with far-right party

Left-leaning Jews in Hungary increasingly appear ready to work with far-right Jobbik party, now led by a former neo-Nazi.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/13/2019, 7:51 AM

Buried treasure poses Holocaust puzzle for Hungary museum

Vast trove of antique and Roman-era coins unearthed in former Hungary wartime Jewish ghetto proves conundrum for historians.AFP, 7/21/2019, 12:42 PM

Hungarian town gets new Torah scroll

New Torah scroll dedicated at special synagogue facing Mád's cemetery.Michal Levi, 7/9/2019, 1:02 PM

Hungary: Jews come to Israel after 13% increase in anti-Semitism

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews brings first Hungarian Jews to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2019, 4:37 PM

Salvage teams work to raise sunken boat to Danube surface

Four bodies of South Korean tourists recovered from boat that sank two weeks ago; Estimated dozens more bodies trapped in ship wreckage.Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2019, 3:39 PM

Hungary’s Holocaust museum to address complicity

Hungary’s Holocaust museum will address complicity, avoid trivializing questions of morality, Jewish managers say.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/3/2019, 7:53 AM

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

Hungary opens first European diplomatic mission in Jerusalem

Hungary opens new trade office, branch of Hungarian embassy, in Jerusalem, the first European nation to do so.AFP, 3/19/2019, 7:18 PM

Hungary to open Jerusalem diplomatic office in two weeks

Hungarian FM Péter Szijjártó to hold dedication ceremony for Jerusalem trade office on March 19, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2019, 8:03 AM

Scammers steal $437k from Hungarian synagogue project.

Government money intended for Hungarian Jews’ synagogue renovation project disappears, police investigate.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/22/2019, 1:51 PM

Hungary to open trade office in Jerusalem

Hungarian PM announces his country will open a trade office in Jerusalem that has “diplomatic status”.Ben Ariel, 2/20/2019, 5:27 AM

Hungarian Foreign Minister on Israel Relations

Hungary seeks to stay out of current spat between Poland and Israel. i24News interviews the Hungarian foreign minister.i24News, 2/19/2019, 10:29 PM

Hungarian Reform community against search for bones in Danube

'The search and investigation of these bones is unnecessary, and it also damages the dignity and of the dead, Jews and non-Jews alike.'Arutz Sheva Staff, JTA, 1/18/2019, 8:17 AM

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

Hungarian PM calls for right to take over EU policy

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says European right must unite to end open mass migration of Muslims to Europe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2019, 8:45 PM

Soros University expelled from Hungary

Central European University forced to move to Vienna after government disallows continued operation.Mordechai Sones, 12/3/2018, 4:34 PM

Leader of Hungary's extremist party resigns over anti-Semitism

Leader of Jobbik Party resigns from leadership positions following release of recording of an admission of an anti-Semitic act.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2018, 4:33 AM

Israeli officials condemn depiction of Hungarian Jewish leader

Israel asks Hungarian government to condemn anti-Semitic depiction of the head of Hungary’s Jewish federation on cover of prominent weekly.Orli Harari, 12/2/2018, 2:10 AM

Hungarian Jews blast incitement against leader

Hungary's largest Jewish organization blasts pro-government magazine which depicted its leader surrounded by banknotes.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/30/2018, 10:25 PM

Hungary pledges $3.4 million to fight anti-Semitism in Europe

Hungarian government puts up $3.4 million for efforts to rein in anti-Semitism across Europe.JTA, 11/28/2018, 2:53 PM

Report: Israel to withdraw from UN migration agreement

Israel reportedly not to ratify Global Compact for Migration at request of US, other allies, despite helping formulate it.Gary Willig, 11/19/2018, 9:28 PM

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

Hungary transfers Holocaust museum to Jewish community

Ownership of new Holocaust museum in Budapest transferred to Chabad-affiliated Jewish federation following years-long dispute.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2018, 8:08 AM

'Hungary defiant in face of EU censure'

'We need new European Commission committed to defense of Europe's borders.' — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.Mordechai Sones, 9/13/2018, 4:50 PM

EU punishes Hungary

European Parliament activates Article 7 for first time against a member nation in response to Hungary's anti-illegal immigrant policies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2018, 3:42 PM

Hungary's Holocaust museum to open in 2019 - after 4-year delay

Chabad Hungary joins Holocaust museum project boycotted by other Jewish groups.JTA, 9/8/2018, 9:24 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

Israeli citizen killed in accident in Hungary

44-year-old from Arab city of Arraba killed in head-on collision on road connecting Budapest and Debrecen.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/3/2018, 9:44 PM

Tourists charged with stealing bricks from concentration camp

30-year-old woman, 36-year-old man confess after being caught stealing bricks from Auschwitz concentration camp as 'souvenirs'.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2018, 4:41 PM

Budapest soccer club honors coach killed by Nazi collaborators

A soccer club in Budapest honored a local Holocaust victim murdered by Hungarian collaborators.JTA, 7/13/2018, 6:52 PM

Netanyahu pushing for more embassies in Jerusalem

Prime Minister working to convince Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary to move their embassies to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 7/2/2018, 1:08 AM

Foreign Ministry confirms Hungarian PM's visit

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will visit Israel later this month.Nissan Tzur, 7/2/2018, 12:05 AM

Hungarian Jews: Anti-Semitism a problem, but we experience less

In major survey, fewer Hungarian Jews report witnessing anti-Semitism.JTA, 6/30/2018, 9:41 PM

Hungarian PM to visit Israel

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban slated to visit Israel on July 19.Elad Benari, 6/28/2018, 6:45 AM

PA recalls envoys to 4 European nations

PA representatives to Romania, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Austria recalled after their ambassadors attend reception for new US embassy.AFP, 5/16/2018, 3:12 PM

Soros foundation pulling out of Hungary over ‘repression’

George Soros' Open Society Foundations closing operations in Hungary over government 'repression,' to relocate to Berlin.JTA, 5/15/2018, 1:40 PM

Eastern Europe blocks EU rant over US embassy move

Three EU countries block statement slamming US over upcoming Embassy move.AFP, 5/12/2018, 11:33 PM

Hungarian PM wins third consecutive term

Viktor Orban easily wins third consecutive term, according to preliminary results from Hungarian election.Elad Benari, 4/9/2018, 1:04 AM

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

Serbian, Hungarian leaders help dedicate restored synagogue

Historic Serbian synagogue rededicated in multinational effort.JTA, 3/27/2018, 8:11 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

Pre-Holocaust synagogue restored as educational center

After the Holocaust decimated its Jewish community, one Hungarian resort town opens restored synagogue as educational center.JTA, 3/21/2018, 7:49 AM

'Patriotic alliance' against Soros and Europe's Islamization

'Dark clouds are gathering over Europe because of immigration...West will fall while Europe won’t even realize it's been invaded.'Mordechai Sones, 2/22/2018, 2:29 PM

Memorial for Hungarian Hitler ally cancelled

Budapest church cancels memorial for Miklos Horthy following outcry from Jewish groups.Ben Ariel, 1/26/2018, 4:46 AM

Hungarian politician blasted over memorial for Hitler ally

Hungary's Jews condemn senior member of ruling party for participating in memorial for Nazi-allied Miklos Horthy.Ben Ariel, 1/25/2018, 6:43 AM

Three haredim injured in accident in Hungary

Three haredim injured after their car overturned when they lost control of it.Chaim Lev, 1/15/2018, 5:28 AM

Hungary rules out moving embassy to Jerusalem

Hungarian Prime Minister says his country does not see itself moving its embassy to Jerusalem in the foreseeable future.Nitsan Keidar, 12/12/2017, 3:37 AM

George Soros: Hungarian PM created 'mafia regime'

Soros slams 'bad' Hungary PM Orban, says Orban took an 'anti-democratic' turn, creating 'mafia regime.'AFP, 12/2/2017, 11:06 PM

Jewish future to be discussed in Hungary summit

Politicians, Jewish leaders and security experts to gather in Hungary and discuss the question: Is there a future for Jews in Europe?Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2017, 2:06 AM

Soros blasts 'lies' of Hungary government campaign

US financier George Soros slams Hungarian government's campaigns, claims Hungary is attempting to 'stoke anti-Muslim sentiment.'AFP, 11/20/2017, 3:40 PM

Groups slam new Hungary 'hate campaign'

Human rights NGOs slam Hungary's decision to target billionaire philanthropist's campaign to flood Europe with migrants.AFP, 9/29/2017, 2:40 PM

Hungary to launch another anti-Soros campaign

Campaign against intervention in Hungarian affairs by US billionaire to resume. First campaign called anti-Semitic.AFP, 9/19/2017, 5:51 PM