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Budapest to host annual Jewish cultural festival

Festival will feature a wide selection of local and international artists and musicians, including from Israel.

Budapest to host annual Jewish cultural festival

Hungary bans annual neo-Nazi parade in Budapest

Hungarian police ban neo-Nazi parade honoring Nazis who fought Soviet forces in Budapest at the end of World War II.

Hungary bans annual neo-Nazi parade in Budapest

Budapest: 77 years since ghetto liberation marked with 77 survivors' live testimonies

Hungarian Jewish group airs 77 consecutive hours of interviews with Holocaust survivors and their rescuers.

Budapest marks ghetto liberation with 77 survivors' testimonies

Budapest’s only kosher fast food joint hungrily awaits the return of Israeli tourists

COVID stunts launch of Budapest's only kosher fast food eatery.

Budapest’s only kosher fast food joint awaits return of tourists

Hungarian Jewish community returns to historic Budapest synagogues

The Association of Hungarian Jewish Communities, held its Jewish Renaissance Festival in Budapest recently

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Volunteers restore historic Jewish cemetery in Budapest

Kozma Street Cemetery, which has fallen into disrepair over the years, is one of the largest Jewish cemeteries in the world.

Volunteers restore historic Jewish cemetery in Budapest

Lag Ba'omer in Budapest: Budapest: Convoy crosses Danube to honor medical teams

In shadow of coronavirus outbreak, Budapest Jewish community holds socially-distanced Lag Ba'omer parade honoring medical teams.

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Budapest: 750 Jews at Rosh Hashana dinner

'Powerful and unifying' when community stood up to honor IDF soldiers, rabbi says.

Budapest: 750 Jews at Rosh Hashana dinner

2 new synagogues open in Budapest

Chabad-Lubavitch unveils two new synagogues in Budapest, Hungary.

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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.'

Cholent on the Danube

'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.

'Maccabi Europe' athletes honor 1st Jewish Olympic champ

Seven dead in accident on the Danube River

Sightseeing boat collides with another vessel and sinks in the Danube River in Budapest.

Seven dead in accident on the Danube River

Watch: 'Silly walk' parade in Budapest

Hundreds march through central Budapest for April Fools' Day, employing flamboyant mannerisms inspired by famous Monty Python sketch.

Watch: 'Silly walk' parade in Budapestplayer

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.

No bones found in Danube sweep for Holocaust victims’ remains

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.

ZAKA divers to retrieve Holocaust victim's bones from Danube

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.

Budapest synagogue re-opened after centuries of disuse

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.

Woman who fell out of plane returns to Israel

Israeli in critical condition following plane mishap

Israeli woman fighting for her life after Israel-bound flight evacuated in Budapest during vacation gone awry.

Israeli in critical condition following plane mishap

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.

Passengers forced to evacuate Israel-bound plane

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.

Budapest cultural center unlocks local Jewish history

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/

Printer who helped Raoul Wallenberg rescue Jews gets plaque

Report: Hungary ends anti-Soros campaign

Campaign against US billionaire which drew accusations of anti-Semitism declared over, said to have met its goals.

Report: Hungary ends anti-Soros campaign

Two injured in explosion in Budapest

Explosion at a ground-floor shop in downtown Budapest injures two. The cause is not yet clear.

Two injured in explosion in Budapest

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.

Hundreds protest vandalism of Budapest Holocaust memorial

Israel wins 2nd place in Formula One race

Roy Nissany takes second at rainy Formula V8 3.5 Series in Budapest.

Israel wins 2nd place in Formula One race

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.

Tens of thousands participate in March of the Living in Hungary

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.

Will Raoul Wallenberg's fate finally become known?

Report: Paris attacker had traveled to Hungary

Senior Hungarian officials say Salah Abdeslam had been in Budapest before the November 13 Paris attacks.

Report: Paris attacker had traveled to Hungary

Holocaust documents found in Budapest apartment

While renovating home, couple finds 6,300 documents from before Hungary liquidated its Jews.

Holocaust document trove unearthed in Budapest apartment

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.

Hungary Suffers Two Anti-Semitic Attacks in Less Than a Week

Hungarian Jewish Leader Apologizes to Merkel

Jewish community president of Hungary apologizes for noting Merkel's visit the first since Adolf Eichmann's.

Hungarian Jewish Leaders Apologize to Angela Merkel

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.

Merkel, Orban to Mull Over Anti-Semitism in Hungary

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.

Hungarian Jews Mark 70 Years Since Ghetto Liberation

Holocaust Memorial in Budapest Vandalized

Bronze shoes stolen from the riverside Holocaust memorial ‘Shoes on the Danube’ in Budapest.

Holocaust Memorial in Budapest Vandalized

European MPs Condemn Kidnapping

Over 20 MPs sign declaration supporting Israel's right to defend against terror, demand PA help return kidnapped students.

European MPs Condemn Kidnapping in Joint Declaration

'From Me to We': Globalism and Jewish Identity

Youth gather in Budapest for landmark conference to discuss the Jewish community's global contributions.

Jewish Youth Gather in Budapest to Discuss Global Issues

Hungary Disperses Protest of Holocaust Whitewash

Police in Budapest physically disperse protesters, including survivors, of monument that critics say ignores complicity with Nazis.

Hungarian Police Disperse Protest of Holocaust Whitewash

Hungarians Protest Monument Whitewashing Holocaust

Hundreds of protesters occupy construction site of monument seen as absolving Hungarian Holocaust responsibility.

Hungarians Protest Monument Whitewashing Holocaust

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.

Chief Rabbi, Hungarian President Discuss Anti-Semitism

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.

70 Years Later: Rabbis Gather for Memorial Ceremony in Budapestplayer