May 19, 2011 4:07pm
The war crimes trial of a former World War II gendarmerie officer continued in Hungary, after the accused was declared medically fit to stand trial.
January 14, 2009 6:12pm
Hundreds of pro-Israel demonstrators rallied in front of the Israeli Embassy in Budapest.
November 6, 2008 6:46pm
Mahmoud Abbas said he hopes to meet Barack Obama soon.
January 30, 2006 10:00am
In countries around the world, the first-ever international Holocaust Memorial Day was marked with candle lighting, speeches, and commitment to remember.
December 28, 2005 10:00am
An adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet” to the Israeli-Palestinian context is proving a huge success in Budapest.
December 10, 2002 10:00am
Imre Kertesz, the Hungarian Holocaust survivor who won this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature, addressed the Swedish Academy in Stockholm and talked about his belief that his writing reflects a universal perspective on the Holocaust and on dictators
October 17, 2002 9:00am
He is the first Hungarian writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, but — as a Jew and a survivor of Auschwitz — Imre Kertesz feels his writing reflects a more universal perspective. Kertesz hopes his prize will inspire Hungarians, both Je
October 11, 2001 9:00am
BUDAPEST, Oct. 11 (JTA) — Rejecting earlier theories, Hungarian security officials now believe that the German Red Army Faction was behind a 1991 bomb attack near Budapest International Airport that targeted Jewish immigrants from the former Soviet Union. Confirming Interpol sources, Deputy Col. Zoltan Nagy, head of Interpol’s Hungarian Office, told JTA that “at least…
June 12, 2001 9:00am
BUDAPEST, June 11 (JTA) — Some 130 participants came from 20 countries to this year’s European conference of the International Council of Jewish Women, but it was two women in particular — both from Tehran — who became the center of attention. The first Iranian women to receive official clearance to attend the conference, Marian…
April 19, 2001 9:00am
BUDAPEST, April 19 (JTA) — Proud words and anguished tears marked a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony here this week for a wartime Jewish heroine. On Thursday, as events were held around the world to remember the Holocaust, guests gathered at the Israeli Embassy for the unveiling of a plaque honoring Hannah Senesh. Known better outside…