Tag archive for ‘Budapest’
News Brief On Saturday, September 5th, 2015

First refugees arrive from Hungary after Austria and Germany open borders

  The first of thousands of refugees reached Austria early on Saturday morning after busloads left Hungary in a sudden exodus when the Austrian and German governments agreed to receive them. About 1, 200 More...

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Hannah Kozak On Friday, July 10th, 2015

Sylvia Plachy’s Photography Memoir: Self Portrait with Cows Going Home

Sylvia Plachy -Nightmare Part of my desire to visit Budapest was to see where a photographer who is particularly dear to my heart was born. Sylvia Plachy lived in Hungary with her family until they were forced More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Mummified Bodies Reveal how Tuberculosis Ravaged 18th Century Europe

Bodies found in a 200 year-old Hungarian crypt have revealed the secrets of how tuberculosis (TB) took hold in 18th century Europe, according to a research team led by the University of Warwick. A new study More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, October 19th, 2014

How Birth season affects your mood

Berlin 19th October New research shows that the season you are born has a significant impact on your risk of developing mood disorders. People born at certain times of year may have a greater chance of developing More...

Michael Ordman On Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Manufacturing Safe Cancer Treatments Inside the Body and Much More Good News from Israel

ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS   Manufacturing safe cancer treatments inside the body.  Technion scientists are the first in the world to build cancer-killing chemicals whilst inside the tumor.  Their More...

Albert Hecht On Friday, December 27th, 2013

Virtuoso Concert Pianist Andras Schiff Gives 60th Birthday Concert Performance At Wigmore Hall

– Hungarian born Schiff, regarded as being among the world’s great concert pianists opted to give his birthday performance in  London, his adopted home. – Andras Schiff  / Getty – Celebrating More...

Ilan Shavit On Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Greek Deputy Minister of Justice to propose bill in parliament outlawing any racial, religious or homophobic incitement

–    David Saltiel, the leader of the Greek Jewish community – /By Ilan Shavit/ Greek Deputy Minister of Justice,  Costas Karagounis,  will propose a bill in the coming days in the Greek More...

Ilan Shavit On Monday, May 6th, 2013

Ronald Lauder re-elected in Budapest as World Jewish Congress President

– Also elected were David de Rothschild (France) as Chairman of the Governing Board and Chella Safra (Brazil) as Treasurer. Robert Singer presented as new CEO and Executive Vice President. – / By More...

Ilan Shavit On Monday, May 6th, 2013

German FM Westerwelle at WJC: “Anti-Semitism has no place neither in Berlin, nor in Budapest, nor anywhere else”

– German FM Guido Westerwelle at WJC Assembly – / By Ilan Shavit / “Anti-Semitism has no place neither in Berlin, nor in Budapest, nor anywhere else in Europe or in the world, ” declared More...

Ilan Shavit On Sunday, May 5th, 2013

Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán at WJC Assembly: “Anti-Semitism in Hungary is unacceptable and we will show zero tolerance”

  – World Jewish Congress: “PM Orbán did not confront the true nature of the problem” – Prime Minister Orbán (left) and Ronald Lauder (right)Photo Doron Ritter – / By Ilan Shavit More...

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