Hate should not be commemorated with more hatred but with dignity, Slomó Köves, the head rabbi of the Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation (EMIH), said on Friday at a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Jewish ghetto in Budapest. “The question is not who our parents were, …Read More »
Hanukkah Celebrated in Buda Castle
“Festivals should make us more appreciative of the little wonders of everyday life: the smile of our children, the gentle gestures of family members, the wisdom of the elderly”, András Heisler, the head of Hungarian Jewish federation Mazsihisz, said late on Monday. Heisler addressed a celebration marking the second day of the …Read More »
One of the world’s saddest sights is found in the Jewish quarter of Budapest
Sue Williams said that Budapest is one of the world’s saddest sights taking into consideration the many Jews who were killed here during the horrible days of WWII. But she added that the old Jewish quarter of the town, once so deserted, is now one of the hippest bohemian areas …Read More »
5 Things You Don’t Wanna Miss in Budapest!
1. Find a view. 2. Taste local fare. 3. Take a bath. 4. Caffeinate 5. Stroll the Jewish Quarter. These are the five things you shouldn’t miss on your travel to Budapest, according to travelandleisure.com. The popular travel magazine shared a video about the Hungarian capital on its Facebook page, urging tourists to discover …Read More »