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Outreach Pioneer And Longtime Jewish Press Columnist Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis Passes Away

Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis, pioneer in Jewish outreach, founder of the international Hineni organization, and Jewish Press columnist for more than fifty years, passed away Tuesday at the age of 80.

Rebbetzin Of The World: An Interview with Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

"The idea of bringing people back to Yiddishkeit was inside me from my childhood days."

Raoul Wallenberg’s Fate Revealed in Diary of Former KGB Chief

The former chief of the KGB bequeaths evidence about Raoul Wallenberg for future generations, in papers found in a suitcase.

Israel’s Material Well-Being and National Wealth Stats Up Across the Board

Israeli Jews were more satisfied than Israeli Arabs — 60% vs. 48% respectively.

Murdered Israeli Tourist Beaten to Death in Hungary

Initial findings of a police investigation indicate an Israeli tourist was beaten to death with bricks in Hungary.

Hungarian Authorities Arrest 2 Suspects in Death of Ofir Gross, z’l

Two murder suspects have been arrested in Hungary in connection with the death of Jerusalem resident Ofir Gross, z'l.

Body of Missing Israeli Located in Hungary

The body of an Israeli student was found in Hungary over the weekend after he was missing for a week.

Son of Saul’ Wins Oscar for Best Foreign Film

'Son of Saul's' riveting plot brought a first-time Oscar for a Hungarian film, by a first-time director.

Greece to Ignore EU’s Anti-Israel Labeling Rules

Greece joins Hungary in deciding to ignore the EU order to label goods made in post-1967 areas where Israelis live.

Pro-Israel Legislators in Jerusalem to ‘Stand with Israel’

The annual conference features 22 legislators from 18 countries and will attack the BDS movement.

New Jerusalem Street Honors Savior of 40,000 Jews During Holocaust

Moshe Krausz died alone and almost forgotten despite his saving more Jews than Schindler and Kasztner combined.

Building of WWII Statue Begins in Budapest as Jews Protest

Members of the Jewish community were among the demonstrators protesting the construction of a controversial monument to the Hungarian victims of the German occupation,...

Survey: Up to 49 Percent of Hungarians Harbor Anti-Semitic Views

A new survey of anti-Semitic attitudes in Hungary showed up to 40 percent of respondents accepted some anti-Semitic attitudes.Conducted in December and commissioned by...

Hungary’s Jewish Community Marks 70th Anniversary of Nazi Invasion

The Hungarian Jewish community held a memorial event in front of the downtown Dohany Street Synagogue in Budapest Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary...

Rabbi Finds 103 Torah Scrolls Stolen from Jews in Hungary

A senior Hungarian rabbi said Tuesday he has found 103 Torah scrolls that were stolen from Hungarian Jews in World War II and hidden...

Hungarian Jews May Use Force to Stop Jobbik Protest

The Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities (Mazsihisz) is considering sending people to physically prevent Hungary's ultra-nationalist Jobbik party from holding a rally at a...

Holocaust Historian Returns Honor from Hungary over ‘Whitewash’

Holocaust historian Randoph Braham is returning a high honor from the Hungarian state as a protest against attempts to whitewash Hungary’s role in the...

Hungarian Jewish Leaders Accuse Government of Minimizing Holocaust

Hungarian Jewish leaders demanded the resignation of a key government appointee and threatened to boycott government-sponsored events marking the 70th anniversary of the Holocaust...

Canada Sends Ex-Jobbik Leader Packing before Montreal Speech

Canadian immigration officials this week ordered a former leader of the ultra-nationalist Jobbik party in Hungary out of the country prior to a speaking...

Re-Elected WJC President Returning Jews to Eastern Europe

What President Lauder sees as the top assignment for the Jewish people is terrifyingly unique, if you're a student of history.

Hungarian Lawmaker Burns Israeli Flag, Others Call for Jew Screening

Balazs, 37, left his extremist, right-wing party, disgusted with the decline of its radical standards.

Hungarian Jews to Russia: Give Us Back Our Looted Torahs

Hungarian Jewry is asking the government of Russia to release between 300 and 400 Torah scrolls, covers, crowns, pointers, and other objects seized by the Nazis during World War II and then appropriated by the Red Army.

Hungarian Parliamentarian Calls To Make List of Jews

A call by a far-right Hungarian parliamentarian to register Jews on lists as national security threats met international condemnation on Tuesday, as well as a protest outside the legislature, calling for his resignation.

Israeli Flag Burned in Front of Budapest Synagogue

An Israeli flag was burned in front of a Budapest synagogue on Tuesday by members of an ultrarightist Hungarian party as part of their celebrations of an anti-communist revolution taking part in the country in 1956.

Teva Opens Massive Plant in Hungary

Teva Pharmaceuticals has opened a new $110 million plant in Hungary, set to be one of the largest sterile medicines plants in the world.

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