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

Orban Admits Hungary's 'Shameful' Holocaust Role

Budapest admits Hungary's role in the Holocaust during ceremony marking 70th anniversary of camp's liberation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2015, 11:00 PM

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

Anti-Semitic Jobbik Party Gains Power; 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-Semitic Party Makes Gains 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