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.
July 10, 2003 9:00am
The new leader of Hungary’s Jewish community says that if his goals of strengthening Jewish life and improving relations with foreign Jewish groups aren’t met within a year, he’ll step down.
January 8, 2003 10:00am
An Orthodox rabbi was ordained in Budapest this week in what was described as the first such ceremony in Hungary since the Holocaust. The president of Hungary and the mayor of Budapest attended the event, which brings the number of Orthodox rabbis in Hung
December 18, 2002 10:00am
Groundbreaking took place in Budapest for Hungary’s first Holocaust museum and education center. Hungary’s Jewish community is Central Europe’s largest, and the museum’s 2004 opening will coincide with the 60th anniversary of the d
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
August 27, 2002 9:00am
Per Anger, who helped Raoul Wallenberg save more than 30,000 Hungarian Jews during World War II, died Monday at 88.
March 21, 2002 10:00am
The government has approved the establishment of a public foundation for a Holocaust center to commemorate the 600,000 Hungarian Jews who died during World War II.
March 4, 2002 10:00am
Hungarian Jewish leaders are importing matzah in an attempt to avoid a shortage that plagued the community last year.