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26 EU countries call for pause in Gaza war

The EU countries also reiterate their calls for Israel not to launch an assault on the Gaza city of Rafah.

26 EU countries call for pause in Gaza war

Special exhibition calls for release of Israeli hostages

'Events of Oct. 7 represent a barbaric act and a stain that the free world still struggles to cope with consequences of,' KKL-JNF rep. says.

Special exhibition calls for release of Israeli hostages

Hungary: Historic synagogue reopening

Synagogue reopening marks landmark collaboration between Chabad and haredi Jewish community.

Hungary: Historic synagogue reopening

Minister under fire for praising Hitler ally

Hungary's Minister of Construction and Transportation blasted after praising Miklos Horthy, who oversaw deportations of Hungarian Jews.

Minister under fire for praising Hitler ally

Free vacation for thousands of Ukrainian Jews

INN visits the Chabad resort in Hungary that gave thousands of Ukrainian youths a free vacation over the summer.

Free vacation for thousands of Ukrainian Jews

Hungary's chief rabbi meets Netanyahu

Rabbi Slomo Koves meets PM Netanyahu ahead of possible relocation of the Hungarian embassy to Jerusalem.

Hungary's chief rabbi meets Netanyahu

Hungary to be first EU state to move embassy to Jerusalem

Foreign Minister Eli Cohen told congregants at a Budapest synagogue that Hungary would announce the move within the next few weeks.

Hungary to be first EU state to move embassy to Jerusalem

Budapest Jews inaugurate new mikveh

New mikveh inaugurated in Budapest - within walking distance from the Hungarian Parliament.

Budapest Jews inaugurate new mikveh

Hungary: Tens of thousands visit 'miracle rabbi's' gravesite

Tens of thousands of hasidic Jews flood tiny Hungarian town for ‘miracle rabbi’ pilgrimage.

Hungary: Tens of thousands visit 'miracle rabbi's' gravesite

5,000 marchers join Budapest's March of the Living

Hundreds will join the March of the Living in Poland together with 10,000 participants from around the world.

5,000 marchers join Budapest's March of the Living

'Netanyahu won't have to wait long to be invited to Budapest'

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs tells i24NEWS his country had hoped for the return of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

'Netanyahu won't have to wait long to be invited to Budapest'

EU concerned Hungary may move embassy to Jerusalem

European Commission’s spokesman for foreign affairs reiterates EU policy is not to open embassies in Jerusalem.

EU concerned Hungary may move embassy to Jerusalem

'No decision yet on embassy in Jerusalem'

Hungarian President Katalin Novak says no decision has yet been made on whether Budapest would move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

'No decision yet on embassy in Jerusalem'

Hungary to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem

Hungary to become first EU member state to open embassy in Jerusalem.

Hungary to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem

Hungary slams US for false Holocaust memorial vandalism claim

Hungarian government demands apology after Biden's UN ambassador lists vandalized Swedish Raoul Wallenberg memorial as located in Hungary.

Hungary slams US for false Holocaust memorial vandalism claim

Chikli asks Hungarian min to stop EU funding of anti-Israel orgs

Diaspora Affairs Min. Chikli meets Hungarian Minister for Churches, Minorities and Civil Affairs discusses efforts to combat antisemitism.

Chikli asks Hungarian min to stop EU funding of anti-Israel orgs

Hungarian President visits Western Wall

Hungary's Pres. Novák visits Western Wall, signs guestbook asking that G-d ensure Israel-Hungary friendship 'be long-lasting.'

Hungarian President visits Western Wall

Chabad-run university wants to attract more Jewish students

Budapest’s Chabad-run Milton Friedman University eyes a major expansion — with more Jewish students a goal.

Chabad-run university wants to attract more Jewish students

Hungarian Jews decry monument to controversial WWII leader

Hungarian Jewish community leaders slam plaque honoring Miklós Horthy, wartime governor of Hungary who allied with the Nazis.

Hungarian Jews decry monument to controversial WWII leader

Hungarian Pres. tours historic synagogue ahead of Rosh Hashanah

Hungarian President Katalin Novák tours historic Mád Synagogue in presidential visit in honor of the Jewish New Year.

Hungarian Pres. tours historic synagogue ahead of Rosh Hashanah

First Orthodox rabbinic inauguration held in Debrecen since WWII

Festivities in former center of Hungarian Jewish community included opening of center for religion, featuring city’s first kosher restaurant

First Orthodox rabbinic inauguration held in Debrecen since WWII

Music festival bans hip-hop group for defacing Israeli flag

Tribade's actions 'are against our cherished values, they will not be invited back to our festivals in the future,' organizers say.

Music festival bans hip-hop group for defacing Israeli flag

Hungary rabbi: Any discussion of race is 'unfortunate'

Hungarian rabbis join critics of Orban speech his own advisor decried as ‘pure Nazi.’

Hungary rabbi: Any discussion of race is 'unfortunate'

Hungarian palace tied to scandal becomes Jewish refugee camp

Palace in resort town 80 miles from Budapest converted into refugee camp for Ukrainian Jews.

Hungarian palace tied to scandal becomes Jewish refugee camp

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

Hungarian writer known for antisemitic remarks addresses CPAC

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

Hungarian writer known for antisemitic remarks addresses CPAC

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

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 given to Ukraine by Hungarian Jews

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

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 marks ghetto liberation with 77 survivors' 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 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

Jewish group apologizes for 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?

Spanish project looking for Hungarian Jews saved by 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 going to private collector

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 synagogues

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

Hungarian Jewish community returns to historic synagogues

Watch: Nissim Black, Alex Clare perform in Budapest

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 Budapest

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.

Watch: EU slams Hungary's law prohibiting LGBT content

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, 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 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 gov't

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

Jerusalem court issues nonbinding injunction on Hungary gov't

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 condemns Hungarian 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 anti-Soros article

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 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 peace agreements

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