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Hungary

Jewish cemetery vandalised in southern Hungary

Tombstones of the Jewish cemetery of Kiskunfélegyháza, in southern Hungary, have been vandalised and severely damaged, the MAZSIHISZ, the Federation of Jewish Communities in Hungary – the country’s EJC affiliate – said.

Hungarian neo-Nazis march in Budapest

Some 500 neo-Nazis marched through a park in Budapest to commemorate the so-called "Day of Honour", an anniversary marked each year by Neo-Nazis and far right extremists.

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.

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