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

Holocaust Memorial in Budapest Vandalized

Bronze shoes stolen from the riverside Holocaust memorial ‘Shoes on the Danube’ in Budapest.Ben Ariel, 9/10/2014, 1:15 AM

Hungary: Fascists Stage Mock 'Hanging' of Israeli Leaders

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-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