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Hungarian writer known for antisemitic remarks addresses CPAC conference

Conservative CPAC conference features Hungarian journalist the Holocaust Memorial Museum condemned for comments on Hungarian Jews.

Hungarian writer known for antisemitic remarks addresses CPAC

Hungarian government to provide up to 22m in funding to Jewish university

'An immense opportunity not only for Hungary and the Hungarian Jewish community, but also for the European Jewish community.'

Government to provide up to 22m in funding to Jewish university

Jewish teens from 16 European countries gather in Budapest

Jewish teens from 16 countries, including refugees from Ukraine, join inspiring 'Shabbat Across Europe' program.

Jewish teens from 16 European countries gather in Budapest

Hungary: PM Orban claims 'great victory' in election

Early results from Hungary's general election show strong lead for Orban’s right-wing party.

PM Orban claims 'great victory' in election

'With the noise of the clapper, we suppress the voice of war'

Hungarian Jews celebrate Purim with Ukrainian refugees and demand peace with rattles.

'With the noise of the clapper, we suppress the voice of war'

2 tons of kosher food delivered to Ukraine by Hungarian Jewish Community

Association of Hungarian Jewish Communities delivers food to aid Jewish community of Ukraine during Russian invasion.

2 tons of kosher food given to Ukraine by Hungarian Jews

Fatah: Expel Hungarian envoy in Ramallah

Fatah livid after Hungarian city of Héviz signs agreement with Samaria Regional Council.

Fatah: Expel Hungarian envoy in Ramallah

Samaria Council signs far-reaching agreement with Hungarian city

Samaria's twin city, Heviz, seeks to capitalize on mutual cooperation in industry & tourism.

Samaria Council signs far-reaching agreement with Hungarian city

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

The EU supports the anti-Semitic Opposition in Hungary – but so far it’s losing

The EU and the msm conveniently ignore the rampant anti-Semitism of their preferred candidate and his far-right allies.Op-ed.

The EU supports the anti-Semitic Opposition in Hungary

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

Platform allows visitors to digitally tour historic Hungarian synagogues

Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities launches digital platform for visitors to take virtual tours of Hungary's historic synagogues.

Platform allows visitors to digitally tour Hungarian synagogues

Hungary: Jewish group apologizes for signing pro-marriage statement

Hungary’s largest Jewish group apologizes for signing statement ‘sanctifying’ heterosexual marriage.

Jewish group apologizes for pro-marriage statement

Hungary leading Europe in kosher foie gras production

Hungary is Europe’s unlikely leader in kosher foie gras production — to Viktor Orban’s advantage.

Hungary leading Europe in kosher foie gras production

Will Budapest's new Holocaust museum finally open in 2024?

Budapest’s new $30m Holocaust museum sits in limbo as Hungary debates its contents.

Will Budapest's new Holocaust museum finally open in 2024?

Spain to tell stories of Hungarian Jews saved by Spanish diplomat

The Spanish gov is looking for family of Hungarian Jews who escaped capture by the Nazis with the aid of a Spanish diplomat for new project.

Spanish project looking for Hungarian Jews saved by diplomat

Hungarian Jewish relics saved from falling into private collection

Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives and National Library of Israel purchase seven priceless artifacts to put them online for public access.

Hungarian Jewish relics saved from going to private collector

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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Hungary: Nissim Black and Alex Clare take the stage for first show since COVID pandemic

Alex Clayner and Nissim Black perform in Budapest at show hosted by Association of Hungarian Jewish Communities (EMIH).

Watch: Nissim Black, Alex Clare perform in Budapestplayer

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

Watch: EU slams Hungary's law prohibiting LGBT content

Discussions of the new law overshadowed overshadowing other topics at the EU summit, with half of EU members condemning the move.

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Hungarian Jews protest ‘gay propaganda law’

'All people are inherently pure,' Jewish group says in response to law banning LGBT propaganda from reaching children.

Hungarian Jews protest ‘gay propaganda law’

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.

Decades after its destruction, Hungarian synagogue reopens

'Hungary will continue to support Israel - no matter who the PM is'

'Relationship and policies towards Israel will remain the same,' Hungary's FM Szijjártó promises.

'Hungary will support Israel - no matter who the PM is'

Supporting Israel: "Both-sides-ism" is out of place

Israel's drive to end Hamas attacks is supported by not a few countries, politicians and citizens. Some sent their messages to Arutz Sheva.

Supporting Israel: "Both-sides-ism" is out of place

Jerusalem court issues nonbinding injunction on Hungary government

Jerusalem rabbinical court orders Hungary to freeze funding temporarily for feuding Jewish groups.

Jerusalem court issues nonbinding injunction on Hungary gov't

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.

Jewish group threatens to sue for Holocaust restitution funds

Hungarian Deputy PM blasts kosher slaughter ruling as 'disgrace'

European Jewish Association Chair: 'Hungary has consistently shown action to match its words, we hope other countries will follow.'

Hungarian Deputy PM blasts kosher slaughter ruling as 'disgrace'

Hungary: Family means mother is a woman, father is a man

Hungarian parliament passes law defining family as 'union between a man and a woman only,' barring LGBT couples from adopting children.

Hungary: Family means mother is a woman, father is a man

US Embassy in Budapest condemns Hungarian official's article comparing Soros to Hitler

US Embassy in Budapest condemns Hungarian official's article that drew parallels between American-Hungarian billionaire and the Nazis.

US condemns Hungarian article comparing Soros to Hitler

Hungarian culture czar retracts article comparing Soros to Hitler

Government-appointed cultural commissioner says he will retract anti-George Soros article "independently of what I think".

Hungarian culture czar retracts anti-Soros article

Hungary culture czar under fire for comparing George Soros to Hitler

'Poles and Hungarians are the new Jews.' Hungarian government's cultural commissioner ripped for 'abusing' legacy of the Holocaust.

Hungary culture czar under fire for comparing Soros to Hitler

Headstones smashed at Jewish cemeteries in Moldova and Hungary

5 headstones smashed at Moldova cemetery which has been repeatedly targeted in recent years.

Headstones smashed at Jewish cemeteries in Moldova and Hungary

Rosh Hashanah on the Danube? This year in Hungary

After the Hungarian government banned all worship in traditional houses of prayer, Hungary's Jews came up with alternative arrangements.

Rosh Hashanah on the Danube? This year in Hungary

Hungarian FM to attend signing of Israel's agreements with UAE and Bahrain

Peter Szijjarto will be the only EU diplomatic leader to attend signing ceremony for agreements between Israel and the UAE and Bahrain.

Hungarian FM to attend signing of Israel's peace agreements

Hungary to close its borders over coronavirus fears

Hungary announces it will close its borders as of September 1 because of new coronavirus fears.

Hungary to close its borders over coronavirus fears

Hungary’s largest Jewish group expels rabbi who said Zionism is causing another Holocaust

Left-wing Hungarian rabbi terminated by country's largest Jewish organization over his claims Zionism is leading to second Holocaust.

Hungary: Rabbi fired for saying Israel causing 2nd Holocaust

Hungarian FM: Hague Tribunal biased against Israel

Hungary's FM Péter Szijjártó spoke with Israel's Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, proclaiming his country's continued support for Israel.

Hungarian FM: Hague Tribunal biased against Israel

Israel must ally with the "Shield of Europe" states

The pandemic divided Europe into two: rich Eurabia which plunged into chaos and relatively poor Eastern Europe which did not. Opinion.

Israel must ally with the "Shield of Europe" states

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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