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Hungary

Hungary’s Jews mark liberation of Budapest ghetto

Hungarian Jews marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Budapest ghetto and the end of the Holocaust, which killed more than 500,000 Jews and destroyed a once-vibrant Jewish culture across Hungary.

Hungary backs Israel in fight against ICC war crimes probe

Hungary has expressed official support for Israel's rejection of the International Criminal Court's intention to launch a probe into alleged Israeli war crimes against Palestinians.

Hungarian born artist Dan Reisinger dies at the age of 85

Hungarian-Israeli artist Dan Reisinger passed away at the age of 85. He was the first graphic designer to receive the Israel Prize in 1988.

Hungarian Jews condemn violence on anniversary of 1956 Revolution

The Federation of Jewish Communities in Hungary (MAZSIHISZ) has condemned in a statement the disgraceful violence that took place in Budapest on the anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.

Hungarian Jews dismayed by statue honouring antisemitic wartime politician

The Federation of Hungarian Jewish communities (MAZSIHISZ) has expressed dismay after a statue honouring Gyula Kornis, who advocated the exclusion of Jews from public life, was unveiled in the city of Vác.

Five men tell Hungarian cantor and wife they belong in gas chambers

Five young men in Hungary told a Jewish community activist on the street that he and his wife they are “filthy Jews” who “belong in the gas chamber,” the alleged victims told police.

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