Hungary's Rome Envoy-to-Be Withdraws after Anti-Semitic Comments

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

Hungary: Town Scraps Plans to Honor Anti-Semitic WWII 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

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

25,000 Attend Hungarian 'March of Life'

Hungary's annual "March of Life" commemorating the Holocaust draws a record 25,000 people.Elad Benari, 4/28/2014, 2:16 AM

Can One March Help Descendants of Nazis and Survivors Reconcile?

70 years after death marches killed some 25,000 Hungarian Jews, descendants of perpetrators join survivors's children for remembrance march.Nissan Tzur, 4/19/2014, 9:30 PM

Hungary Remembers Holocaust Amid Boycotts, 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

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

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

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

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 Election 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

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

Hungarian Ambassador Visits Hezbollah Monument

Despite a European ban on Hezbollah’s “military wing”, the Hungarian ambassador to Lebanon paid a visit to the group's “monument to jihad”.Elad Benari, 3/25/2014, 6:29 AM

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

Hungarian Prime Minister 'Not Doing Enough on Anti-Semitism'?

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 'Jewish Conspiracy' 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

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

Vandals Desecrate Jewish Cemetery in Hungary

Swastikas and "Smelly Jews" spray-painted on tombstones of Jewish cemetery in Tatabanya, Hungary.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/14/2014, 8:50 PM

Hungary Backpedals on Disputed Holocaust Monument

Budapest responds to Jewish groups' outrage at monument, which allegedly whitewashes its role in the Holocaust.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2014, 4:15 PM

Hungarian Jews Seek Return of Scrolls Looted During WWII

Hungarian Jewish leaders talking with Russia over the return of a collection of religious items looted by the Red Army.Elad Benari, 2/19/2014, 6:13 AM

Rabbi Slams Hungarian Politicians for 'Using 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

WJC Says Hungarian Government is Falsifying History

World Jewish Congress president supports decision of Hungary's Jews to boycott events marking the 70th anniversary of deportations.Elad Benari, 2/16/2014, 5:46 AM

Fury as Hungarian Far-Right Party Hold 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

Hungarian Amb. Summoned Over Holocaust Denial

New ambassador summoned by Foreign Ministry over Hungary's growing Holocaust whitewashing and anti-Semitism.Ari Yashar, 2/13/2014, 9:59 PM

Hungarian Jews Pull Out of Holocaust Memorial

Hungary's largest Jewish organization pulls out of Holocaust memorial year, says PM Orban is "ignoring" the sensitivities of survivors.Elad Benari, 2/10/2014, 4:12 AM

A Glimmer of Hope Amid the Darkness

European Jewish Congress holds landmark annual Holocaust memorial - and with it, provides hope for the future of European Jewry.Ari Soffer, 1/28/2014, 1:13 AM

'Shocked' Holocaust Scholar Returns Hungary Award

Prof. Randolph L. Braham is handing back a Hungarian state award in protest at the government's 'falsification of history.'Gil Ronen, 1/26/2014, 3:47 PM

Hungarian Jews Threaten to Boycott Holocaust Memorial Events

Jewish leaders in Hungary the government is whitewashing the country's role in the deportation of Jews to Nazi camps.Elad Benari, 1/22/2014, 5:15 AM

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

Statue of Hungary's Hitler Ally Causes Protests

Demonstrators stage rival rallies in Budapest, where a bust of Miklos Horthy, an ally of Adolf Hitler, was unveiled.Elad Benari, 11/4/2013, 6:16 AM

Hungary's Deputy PM: We Turned Our Backs on Jews

Hungary must acknowledge its role during the Holocaust, the country's deputy prime minister says.Elad Benari, 10/2/2013, 6:16 AM

Lapid Denounces Anti-Semitic Incidents in Hungary

Hungarians share responsibility for the deaths of Jews during World War II, Finance Minister says in speech in Hungary's parliament.Elad Benari, 10/2/2013, 2:12 AM

Hungary Pledges Funds for Auschwitz Upkeep

Hungary pledges $160,000 towards the upkeep of the Auschwitz memorial, following criticism that it was stalling on funds.Elad Benari, 8/15/2013, 4:46 AM

Hungary: Neo-Nazi Gang Sentenced for Brutal Roma Murders

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

Workers: Arabs Promoted 'Palestine' on Ministry's Shekel

An Environment Ministry "roots trip” to Hungary workers turned into a propaganda coup for two Arabs on the trip, Jewish witnesses saidDavid Lev, 7/7/2013, 4:42 PM

Hungary Signs New Holocaust Survivor Reparation Deal

Hungary announces deal with US-based Holocaust restitution organization on reparations for Hungarian Holocaust survivors.Rina Tzvi , 7/7/2013, 12:01 AM

Hungary Charges top Nazi War Crimes Suspect, 98

Hungary charges 98-year-old top Nazi war crimes suspect over brutal role in deportation of some 12,000 Jews to death camps., 6/18/2013, 4:27 PM

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

Europe Parliament Head Says 'Counting Jews' Line a Misquote

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

Player Barred Over Being 'Covered Head to Toe in Nazi Tattoos'

A Hungarian martial arts fighter banned from Prague tournament for being “covered from head to toe in Nazi tattoos.”Arutz Sheva staff, 5/19/2013, 10:34 PM

Head of Hungarian Jewish Community Ousted

The head of Hungary's top organization representing Jewish communities resigned on Sunday after losing a vote of confidence. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/13/2013, 8:59 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

Minister Shalom: Add Hizbullah to EU Terror List

Water and Energy Minister Silvan Shalom speaks at WJC plenary, calls for tougher punishment for anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 5/6/2013, 4:43 AM

WJC President: Hungarian Jews Considering Leaving

World Jewish Congress Ronald S. Lauder warns that rising anti-Semitism in Hungary is causing local Jews to consider leaving.Elad Benari, 5/6/2013, 1:13 AM

Hungarian PM Promises 'Zero Tolerance' for Anti-Semitism

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban tells WJC that anti-Semitism is"unacceptable and intolerable".Elad Benari, 5/6/2013, 12:12 AM

Wold Jewish Congress to Combat Neo-Nazism at Annual Assembly

The World Jewish Congress will kickstart its annual assembly on Sunday to discuss alarming rise of neo-Nazi political parties. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/5/2013, 10:49 AM

Hungary: Head of Rights Group Victim of Anti-Semitic Assault

The head of a Hungarian minority rights group named after Raoul Wallenbeg was assaulted by anti-Semitic football fans.Elad Benari, 4/30/2013, 6:28 AM

Slovakia Paves the Way for Extradition of Hungarian Nazi

A Slovak court has paved the way for the extradition of Laszlo Csatary from Hungary to Slovakia.Elad Benari, 4/26/2013, 2:16 AM

Hungarian Extremists 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

Budapest Bans 'Give Gas' Rally Amid Outrage

An anti-Semitic demonstration that was planned for the same day as a Holocaust memorial march was banned in Hungary. Rachel Hirshfeld , 4/9/2013, 5:33 PM

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

Hungary Asks Anti-Semitic Journalist to Return Award

Hungary has asked a journalist who made anti-Semitic remarks to return an award he had been decorated with.Elad Benari, 3/21/2013, 4:43 AM

Israel Asks Hungary to Withdraw Award to Anti-Semitic Journalist

Israel has asked Hungary to withdraw a state journalism award given to a TV presenter who made derogatory remarks about Jews.Elad Benari, 3/20/2013, 6:13 AM

In Solidarity, World Jewish Congress to Meet in Hungary

World Jewish Congress to hold annual assembly in Budapest to show solidarity with Hungarian Jews facing "exceptionally strong" anti-SemitismRachel Hirshfeld , 3/19/2013, 6:05 PM

Israeli Tourists Rescued from Stranded Bus in Europe

A bus carrying Israeli tourists was reported stuck on the highway between Austria and Hungary because of a snowstorm in the area.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/15/2013, 10:20 PM

Neo-Nazi Parties Threaten to 'Upend European Parliament'

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

Hungarian Court Annuls Religious Recognition Law

Hungary annuls part of a controversial law that ended official recognition and state funding for scores of religious communities. Arutz Sheva. , 2/26/2013, 9:51 PM