Candles were lit for the Israeli hostages in Budapest

About 150 people expressed their support for Israel at the event, and many lit candles for the hostages held in the Gaza Strip.

Solemn service for Israel held at Dohány Street synagogue in Budapest

President of Mazsihisz Dr Andor Grósz delivered a heartfelt message during the service. He expressed the deep pain shared by the Jewish community and emphasized that, despite the silence in his words, he found solace in the fact that he was not alone in his grief.

Hungarian Holocaust survivor and former dancer Eva Fahidi dies at 97

Fahidi was an 18-year-old schoolgirl when she was put on a train and deported from Debrecen to Auschwitz. Forty-nine of her relatives perished in the Holocaust, including her parents and 11-year-old sister.

Hungarian Jewish Community condemns senior government official for praising Miklos Horthy

The Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities (Mazsihisz) accused those who honour Horthy of whitewashing him and his rule.

Holocaust memorial inaugurated in Kiskőrös

Between 1849-1944, the approximately 250-year-old Jewish community in Kiskőrös accounted for 4-5% of the town's population. 422 Jews were murdered during the Holocaust. 

Hungarian Colonel who saved Jews during WWII commemorated

The 125th birth anniversary of Colonel Imre Reviczky, who saved the lives of thousands of Jewish soldiers during WWII, was marked in a commemoration held in Budapest's Fiumei Street Cemetery. 

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