Cholent on the Danube

Cholent on the Danube

Sixth Cholent Festival held in Budapest, Hungary. Rabbi Shlomo Kovesh: 'There were people waiting more than an hour to get a plate.'Nitzan Kedar, 8/27/2019, 8:20 PM
'Maccabi Europe' athletes honor 1st Jewish Olympic champ

'Maccabi Europe' athletes honor 1st Jewish Olympic champ

Jewish athletes will unveil in Budapest a new commemorative headstone at the grave of the first Jewish Olympic champion, Alfred Hajós.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/30/2019, 2:03 PM
Seven dead in accident on the Danube River

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
Watch: 'Silly walk' parade in Budapest

Watch: 'Silly walk' parade in Budapest

Hundreds march through central Budapest for April Fools' Day, employing flamboyant mannerisms inspired by famous Monty Python sketch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 4:57 PM
No bones found in Danube sweep for Holocaust victims’ remains

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

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
Budapest synagogue re-opened after centuries of disuse

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
Woman who fell out of plane returns to Israel

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
Israeli in critical condition following plane mishap

Israeli in critical condition following plane mishap

Israeli woman fighting for her life after Israel-bound flight evacuated in Budapest during vacation gone awry.David Rosenberg, 3/27/2018, 12:40 PM
Passengers forced to evacuate Israel-bound plane

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
Budapest cultural center unlocks local Jewish history

Budapest cultural center unlocks local Jewish history

Budapest Jewish cultural center offers glimpse into Jewish life pre-Holocaust, has plans to include library, museum, and conference center.JTA, 12/28/2017, 2:58 PM
Printer who helped Raoul Wallenberg rescue Jews gets plaque

Printer who helped Raoul Wallenberg rescue Jews gets plaque

Budapest honors Hungarian printer who helped Swedish ambassador Raoul Wallenberg rescue Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps/JTA, 10/19/2017, 8:32 PM
Report: Hungary ends anti-Soros campaign

Report: Hungary ends anti-Soros campaign

Campaign against US billionaire which drew accusations of anti-Semitism declared over, said to have met its goals.Gary Willig, 7/12/2017, 5:03 PM
Two injured in explosion in Budapest

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
Hundreds protest vandalism of Holocaust memorial

Hundreds protest vandalism of 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
Israel wins 2nd place in Formula One race

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
Thousands participate in March of the Living

Thousands participate in March of the Living

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
Will Raoul Wallenberg's fate finally become known?

Will Raoul Wallenberg's fate finally become known?

New initiative launched to find out the truth about the brave Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Jews in WWII.Rochel Sylvetsky, 3/8/2016, 8:43 PM
Report: Paris attacker had traveled to Hungary

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
Holocaust documents found in Budapest apartment

Holocaust documents found 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
Love the Stranger Because You Were Once Strangers

Love the Stranger Because You Were Once Strangers

That commandment calls upon Europe now.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 9/6/2015, 11:16 PM
Hungary Suffers Two Anti-Semitic Attacks

Hungary Suffers Two Anti-Semitic Attacks

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
Hungarian Jewish Leader Apologizes to Merkel

Hungarian Jewish Leader Apologizes to 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 Discuss Anti-Semitism in Hungary

Merkel, Orban to Discuss 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
Hungarian Jews Mark 70 Years Since Liberation

Hungarian Jews Mark 70 Years Since 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
Holocaust Memorial in Budapest Vandalized

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
European MPs Condemn Kidnapping

European MPs Condemn Kidnapping

Over 20 MPs sign declaration supporting Israel's right to defend against terror, demand PA help return kidnapped students.Ari Yashar, 6/16/2014, 11:48 AM
'From Me to We': Globalism and Jewish Identity

'From Me to We': Globalism and Jewish Identity

Youth gather in Budapest for landmark conference to discuss the Jewish community's global contributions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2014, 8:57 PM
Hungary Disperses Protest of Holocaust Whitewash

Hungary Disperses 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
Hungarians Protest Monument Whitewashing Holocaust

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
Chief Rabbi, Hungarian Pres. Discuss Anti-Semitism

Chief Rabbi, Hungarian Pres. 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
Rabbis Gather for Holocaust Memorial in Budapest

Rabbis Gather for Holocaust Memorial 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
Dutch MEP Says the Pro-Israeli Camp is Growing

Dutch MEP Says the Pro-Israeli Camp is Growing

Bastiaan Belder, Dutch politician and MEP, said Monday that anti-Israel sentiment is mostly on the Left.Arutz Sheva, 3/24/2014, 10:40 PM
Hungary's Jews Mark Anniversary of Nazi Invasion

Hungary's Jews Mark 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
Budapest Mayor to Review Anti-Semite Street Name

Budapest Mayor to Review Anti-Semite Street Name

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
Hungary: Anti-Semites Given Prison Sentences

Hungary: Anti-Semites 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

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
Record Turnout at Budapest Holocaust March

Record Turnout at Budapest Holocaust March

A record 10,000 Hungarians take part annual march to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/22/2013, 1:14 AM
Budapest Jewish Leader Attacked Leaving Synagogue

Budapest Jewish Leader Attacked Leaving Synagogue

Police in Budapest said they have arrested two men after a Jewish community leader was attacked after leaving synagogue Friday night. Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/7/2012, 8:49 AM
PM, Hungarian President, Discuss Anti-Semitism

PM, Hungarian President, Discuss Anti-Semitism

PM Binyamin Netanyahu met in Jerusalem with Hungarian President Janos Ader to discuss anti-Semitism in Hungary and regional issues.Chana Ya'ar, 7/17/2012, 1:09 PM
70-Year-Old Jew Beaten in Budapest

70-Year-Old Jew Beaten in Budapest

70-year-old Jewish man was brutally beaten last week on the streets of Budapest, near the local synagogue.Elad Benari, 6/15/2012, 6:43 AM
Protesters Support Former Budapest Chief Rabbi

Protesters Support Former Budapest Chief Rabbi

At least 120 protesters wore the yellow star over the weekend in Budapest in solidarity with former Chief Rabbi Joseph Schweitzer, age 90.Chana Ya'ar, 6/11/2012, 5:50 PM
Search for Clues About Wallenberg Continues

Search for Clues About Wallenberg Continues

The chief archivist of Russia’s counterintelligence service said it will continue searching for clues about Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg.Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/10/2012, 5:25 PM
Hungary, Romania Head to E. Europe Winter?

Hungary, Romania Head to E. Europe Winter?

Could last year's Arab Spring have led to an Eastern European Winter? The warning signs may be there, the EU and the US fear.Chana Ya'ar, 1/22/2012, 1:07 PM