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LGBTQ+ Agudah hosts Polish chief rabbi to begin new project for Diaspora

The Agudah and World Zionist Organization are working together to help LGBTQ+ olim and Diaspora Jews.

13/09/2021

Pope Francis condemns antisemitism

On a trip to Hungary, Pope Francis said that antisemitism is a "fuse that must not be allowed to burn."

By REUTERS
12/09/2021

Hungarian Jewish artifacts saved from auction block

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.

Poland's chief rabbi: 'LGBTQ+-free zones is against Halacha'

The laws passed by Poland and Hungary that are seen by some as anti-LGBTQ+ have garnered significant controversy around the world.

03/09/2021

The resurrection of Orthodox Jewry in Budapest

Like in the prophetic vision of the Valley of Dry Bones, Orthodox Judaism springs back to life in Hungary.

Two new synagogues open in Budapest

“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.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
03/09/2021

Thousands of Afghans flee from Kabul, Aug 31 may not be enough

Nearly 18.5 million people - half the population - rely on aid and the humanitarian needs are expected to grow.

By REUTERS
23/08/2021

Ilona Klein: Hungary's other female partisan

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.” 

By STEVEN BARRY FRIEDMAN
19/08/2021

Hungary reopens its doors to all Israeli tourists

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.

Nephew of Hannah Szenes criticizes event commemorating her

'The State of Israel should not have involved Hungarian paratroopers in the event – it hurts the family,' said Eitan Szenes.

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