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  • Hundreds rally in Budapest for Israel

    Hundreds of pro-Israel demonstrators rallied in front of the Israeli Embassy in Budapest.

  • Abbas: Ready to meet Obama

    Mahmoud Abbas said he hopes to meet Barack Obama soon.

  • Holocaust marked around the world

    In countries around the world, the first-ever international Holocaust Memorial Day was marked with candle lighting, speeches, and commitment to remember.

  • A Mideast ‘Romeo and Juliet

    An adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet” to the Israeli-Palestinian context is proving a huge success in Budapest.

  • Hungarian Jewish leader makes strong vow

    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.

  • New Orthodox rabbi in Budapest

    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

  • Work starts on Budapest Holocaust center

    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

  • Survivor gets his Nobel award

    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

  • Nobel winner didn’t choose Jewish identity

    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

  • Man who helped Wallenberg dies

    Per Anger, who helped Raoul Wallenberg save more than 30,000 Hungarian Jews during World War II, died Monday at 88.