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Decades after its destruction in the Holocaust, Hungarian synagogue reopens

Decades after its destruction in the Holocaust, Hungarian synagogue reopens

Hungarian synagogue reopens as Jewish cultural center 150 years after its founding, decades after Holocaust destruction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2021 08:24
Hungary: Jewish group threatens to sue for Holocaust restitution funds

Hungary: Jewish group threatens to sue for Holocaust restitution funds

Orthodox Jews in Hungary threaten to sue non-Orthodox group for alleged $33 million debt.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 05/03/2021 07:32
Israeli officials condemn depiction of Hungarian Jewish leader

Israeli officials condemn depiction of Hungarian Jewish leader

Israel asks Hungarian government to condemn anti-Semitic depiction of the head of Hungary’s Jewish federation on cover of prominent weekly.Orli Harari, 02/12/2018 02:10
Hungarian Jews blast incitement against leader

Hungarian Jews blast incitement against leader

Hungary's largest Jewish organization blasts pro-government magazine which depicted its leader surrounded by banknotes.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 30/11/2018 22:25
Memorial for Hungarian Hitler ally cancelled

Memorial for Hungarian Hitler ally cancelled

Budapest church cancels memorial for Miklos Horthy following outcry from Jewish groups.Ben Ariel, 26/01/2018 04:46
Hungarian politician blasted over memorial for Hitler ally

Hungarian politician blasted over memorial for Hitler ally

Hungary's Jews condemn senior member of ruling party for participating in memorial for Nazi-allied Miklos Horthy.Ben Ariel, 25/01/2018 06:43
Jewish future to be discussed in Hungary summit

Jewish future to be discussed in Hungary summit

Politicians, Jewish leaders and security experts to gather in Hungary and discuss the question: Is there a future for Jews in Europe?Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2017 02:06
80% of Hungarian Holocaust victims have been identified

80% of Hungarian Holocaust victims have been identified

Yad Vashem uncovers over 200,000 new names of Hungarian Holocaust victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/10/2017 11:29
Anti-Semitism is an integral part of European culture.

Anti-Semitism is an integral part of European culture.

Netanyahu's visit to Hungary and his meeting with leaders of Visegrad countries highlights the difference between these governments and the rest of Europe concerning Israel.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 06/08/2017 07:39
Hungarian PM meets Jewish leaders

Hungarian PM meets Jewish leaders

Prominent Jewish leaders meet PM Viktor Orban and his deputy amid concerns over support for Hitler ally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2017 05:44
Nazi-era Jewish remains laid to rest in Hungary

Nazi-era Jewish remains laid to rest in Hungary

Remains of Jews found in the Danube river buried in Budapest.Ben Ariel, Canada, 15/04/2016 21:38
Holocaust survivors sue Hungary

Holocaust survivors sue Hungary

14 Holocaust survivors sue the Hungarian government and a train company for complicity with the Nazi regime in the US.Raphael Poch, 04/02/2016 08:13
Hundreds protest anti-Semitic statue in Hungary

Hundreds protest anti-Semitic statue in Hungary

American envoy joins Hungary protest against a planned statue of World War II-era politician who had held anti-Semitic views.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2015 05:42
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, 19/01/2015 04:42
Hungary Erects Monument Despite Protests

Hungary Erects Monument Despite Protests

WWII monument detracts from Holocaust, glosses over Hungarian anti-Semitism, demonstrators say.AFP, 21/07/2014 21:49
Hungary Remembers Holocaust Amid Protests

Hungary Remembers Holocaust Amid Protests

Jewish, civil rights groups continue to boycott Holocaust memorial events amidst rising anti-Semitism in the government.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/04/2014 17:34
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, 26/03/2014 14:18
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, 20/03/2014 03:44
Vandals Desecrate Jewish Cemetery in Hungary

Vandals Desecrate Jewish Cemetery in Hungary

Swastikas and "Smelly Jews" spray-painted on tombstones of Jewish cemetery in Tatabanya, Hungary.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/03/2014 20:50
Hungary Backpedals on Disputed Holocaust Monument

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, 20/02/2014 16:15
Hungarian Jews Seek Return of Looted Scrolls

Hungarian Jews Seek Return of Looted Scrolls

Hungarian Jewish leaders talking with Russia over the return of a collection of religious items looted by the Red Army.Elad Benari, 19/02/2014 06:13
'Hungarian Politicians Use Jews to Gain Votes'

'Hungarian Politicians Use 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, 18/02/2014 09:43
Hungarian Amb. Summoned Over Holocaust Denial

Hungarian Amb. Summoned Over Holocaust Denial

New ambassador summoned by Foreign Ministry over Hungary's growing Holocaust whitewashing and anti-Semitism.Ari Yashar, 13/02/2014 21:59
Hungarian Jews Pull Out of Holocaust Memorial

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, 10/02/2014 04:12
Hungarian Jews a Boycott of Holocaust Memorials

Hungarian Jews a Boycott of Holocaust Memorials

Jewish leaders in Hungary the government is whitewashing the country's role in the deportation of Jews to Nazi camps.Elad Benari, 22/01/2014 05:15
Hungary's Deputy PM: We Turned Our Backs on Jews

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, 02/10/2013 06:16
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, 31/05/2013 06:44