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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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Hungary allows entry for Israeli workers to manage kosher food shortage amid COVID-19

Hungary allows entry for Israelis with jobs in kosher food industry to work at one of the only kosher slaughterhouses in Europe still open.

Hungary lets in Israeli workers to manage kosher food shortage

Hungarian Jewish community to supply kosher poultry to Europe

Jewish community of Hungary to supply tens of thousands of packages of poultry to Jewish communities across Europe in response to shortages.

Hungarian Jewish community to supply kosher poultry to Europe

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Hungary

Gravestones in Jewish cemetery of Kiskunfélegyháza were pushed over and severely damaged earlier this month.

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Hungary

Far-right Hungarian party elects candidate with Jewish roots & a history of anti-Semitism

Hungary’s far-right Jobbik party has anti-Semitism baggage — and a new leader with Jewish roots.

Far-right Hungarian party elects candidate with Jewish roots

Judit Varga: Hungary is the safest place for Jews

Hungary's Minister of Justice Judit Varga: Our Jewish community ​is enjoying a​ renaissance, we have "zero tolerance" for anti-Semitism.

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Hungary backs Israel on ICC probe

Hungarian Foreign Minister tells Israeli counterpart that Hungary believes ICC does not have jurisdiction to investigate Israel.

Hungary backs Israel on ICC probe

2 new synagogues open in Budapest

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

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Hungarian author, dissident Gyorgy Konrad, dies

Jewish-Hungarian author and Holocaust survivor dies at 86.

Hungarian author, dissident Gyorgy Konrad, dies

‘Filthy Jews belong in the gas chamber’

Five men tell Hungarian cantor and his wife they ‘belong in the gas chamber.’

‘Filthy Jews belong in the gas chamber’

Study: Hungary has highest rate of Ashkenazi genes after Israel

Genetic tests conducted in Hungary suggest that the relative prevalence there of Jewish genes is double that of the United States.

Study: Hungary has highest rate of Ashkenazi genes after Israel

Hungarian Jews form unlikely alliance with far-right party

Left-leaning Jews in Hungary increasingly appear ready to work with far-right Jobbik party, now led by a former neo-Nazi.

Hungarian Jews form unlikely alliance with far-right party

Buried treasure poses Holocaust puzzle for Hungary museum

Vast trove of antique and Roman-era coins unearthed in former Hungary wartime Jewish ghetto proves conundrum for historians.

  Buried treasure poses Holocaust puzzle for Hungary museum

Hungarian town gets new Torah scroll

New Torah scroll dedicated at special synagogue facing Mád's cemetery.

Hungarian town gets new Torah scroll

Hungary: Jews come to Israel after 13% increase in anti-Semitism

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews brings first Hungarian Jews to Israel.

Hungary: Jews come to Israel after 13% increase in anti-Semitism

Salvage teams work to raise sunken boat to Danube surface

Four bodies of South Korean tourists recovered from boat that sank two weeks ago; Estimated dozens more bodies trapped in ship wreckage.

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Hungary’s Holocaust museum to address complicity

Hungary’s Holocaust museum will address complicity, avoid trivializing questions of morality, Jewish managers say.

Hungary’s Holocaust museum to address complicity

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

Hungary opens first European diplomatic mission in Jerusalem

Hungary opens new trade office, branch of Hungarian embassy, in Jerusalem, the first European nation to do so.

Hungary opens first European diplomatic mission in Jerusalem

Hungary to open Jerusalem diplomatic office in two weeks

Hungarian FM Péter Szijjártó to hold dedication ceremony for Jerusalem trade office on March 19, report says.

Hungary to open Jerusalem diplomatic office in two weeks

Scammers steal $437k from Hungarian synagogue project.

Government money intended for Hungarian Jews’ synagogue renovation project disappears, police investigate.

Scammers steal $437k from Hungarian synagogue project.

Hungary to open trade office in Jerusalem

Hungarian PM announces his country will open a trade office in Jerusalem that has “diplomatic status”.

Hungary to open trade office in Jerusalem

Hungarian Foreign Minister on Israel Relations

Hungary seeks to stay out of current spat between Poland and Israel. i24News interviews the Hungarian foreign minister.

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Hungarian Reform community against search for bones in Danube

'The search and investigation of these bones is unnecessary, and it also damages the dignity and of the dead, Jews and non-Jews alike.'

Hungarian Reform community against search for bones in Danube

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

Hungarian PM calls for right to take over EU policy

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says European right must unite to end open mass migration of Muslims to Europe.

Hungarian PM calls for right to take over EU policy

Soros University expelled from Hungary

Central European University forced to move to Vienna after government disallows continued operation.

Soros University expelled from Hungary

Leader of Hungary's extremist party resigns over anti-Semitism

Leader of Jobbik Party resigns from leadership positions following release of recording of an admission of an anti-Semitic act.

Leader of Hungary's extremist party resigns over anti-Semitism

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.

Israeli officials condemn depiction of Hungarian Jewish leader

Hungarian Jews blast incitement against leader

Hungary's largest Jewish organization blasts pro-government magazine which depicted its leader surrounded by banknotes.

Hungarian Jews blast incitement against leader

Hungary pledges $3.4 million to fight anti-Semitism in Europe

Hungarian government puts up $3.4 million for efforts to rein in anti-Semitism across Europe.

Hungary pledges $3.4 million to fight anti-Semitism in Europe

Report: Israel to withdraw from UN migration agreement

Israel reportedly not to ratify Global Compact for Migration at request of US, other allies, despite helping formulate it.

Report: Israel to withdraw from UN migration agreement

The dilemma of Hungarian Jews

The dilemma of Hungarian Jews

Hungary transfers Holocaust museum to Jewish community

Ownership of new Holocaust museum in Budapest transferred to Chabad-affiliated Jewish federation following years-long dispute.

Hungary transfers Holocaust museum to Jewish community

'Hungary defiant in face of EU censure'

'We need new European Commission committed to defense of Europe's borders.' — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.

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EU punishes Hungary

European Parliament activates Article 7 for first time against a member nation in response to Hungary's anti-illegal immigrant policies.

EU punishes Hungary

Hungary's Holocaust museum to open in 2019 - after 4-year delay

Chabad Hungary joins Holocaust museum project boycotted by other Jewish groups.

Hungary's Holocaust museum to open in 2019 - after 4-year delay

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