Tag archive for ‘Hungary’
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

surprising new study: The US is not the foreign country with the largest percentage of Jews

Hungary is the world’s highest rate of Jewish-Ashkenazi ethnicity, after Israel, more than in the US, according to a new genetic study conducted by Israeli startup MyHeritage. Russia ranks second in the More...

George Soros On Monday, November 20th, 2017

George Soros Speaks on Hungary

For the past year, the Hungarian government has been using George as the centerpiece of a propaganda campaign aimed at deflecting attention from its failure to provide its citizens with good health care, education More...

Ilan Shavit On Monday, December 14th, 2015

US joins international protest over statue in Hungary to antisemitic politician

A Hungarian privately-run foundation plans to erect a statue honoring 130th anniversary of a World War II government minister who pushed for the slaughter of Jews at the hands of the Nazis. The private group More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, September 24th, 2015

How 120, 000 Refugees Will Be Resettled Across The EU

 On Tuesday, a majority of interior ministers voted to relocate 120, 000 refugees across the European Union over a two-year timespan. The divisive plan is dwarfed by the reality of the situation with 438, More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Israeli aid workers rescue drowning refugees

  Volunteers from IsraAID: The Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid spent the Jewish New Year in dramatic rescue and aid operations on behalf of refugees pouring into Europe from war-torn countries More...

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...

@ Sylvia Plachy
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...

Eli Horn On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Alexander Soros Contributes Essay to Book on Descendants of Holocaust Survivors

Alexander Soros, the son of billionaire investor George Soros, has contributed an essay to a recently-published book on the legacy of the Holocaust for the descendants of those who survived. The essay is More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Sir Ben Kingsley: Europe Still Has Not Dealt With the Holocaust

Celebrated actor Sir Ben Kingsley who starred in many award winning films, including Schindler’s List said that Europe has yet to express sufficient grief over the Holocaust and is in danger of “sliding More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Munich Approves Stolpersteine Holocaust Project

The city of Munich has finally decided to lift a ban on the building of a Holocaust memorial there just in time for the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Also, an American appellate court has More...

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