The Agudah and World Zionist Organization are working together to help LGBTQ+ olim and Diaspora Jews.
On a trip to Hungary, Pope Francis said that antisemitism is a "fuse that must not be allowed to burn."
19th and 20th-century Jewish records, many of which were from the era of Nazi occupied-Hungary, were purchased by the Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives and the National Library of Israel.
The laws passed by Poland and Hungary that are seen by some as anti-LGBTQ+ have garnered significant controversy around the world.
Like in the prophetic vision of the Valley of Dry Bones, Orthodox Judaism springs back to life in Hungary.
“It’s better that the synagogue lives than to have it remain disused as it has been for decades,” Robert Deutch, the president of MAOIH, told reporters last week.
Nearly 18.5 million people - half the population - rely on aid and the humanitarian needs are expected to grow.
As Elie Wiesel wrote: “To forget nothing, to efface nothing, that is the obsession of survivors; to plead for the dead, to defend their memory and honor.”
Israelis, vaccinated or unvaccinated, will be able to visit Hungary, provided they produce a negative COVID-19 test taken 72 hours prior to arriving in the European state.
'The State of Israel should not have involved Hungarian paratroopers in the event – it hurts the family,' said Eitan Szenes.