Category Archives: Jewish quarter
The online version of the magazine Architecture Digest has chosen the Holocaust memorial of Budapest as the second most important public sculpture on a list of 13. Check the list here. Find the story of the shoes here.
This year Budapest commemorates the 70th year of the formation of its ghetto. Péter Sugár and the Szövetség ’39 Group’s installation makes you stop for a moment and think about those dark times. On the steel wall the text appears … Continue reading
January 18th 1945. The ghetto in Budapest is liberated. 67 years ago… Commemoration in the Dohany street synagogue 10:00 – 11:30 am. Speaks: Robert Frolich rabbi, sings Gabor Szilagyi cantor. Event open to the public.
On January 17th in the Hungarian National Museum the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Year was launched. Hosts of the event: minister for Foreign Affairs in Hungary Janos Martonyi and in Sweden Carl Bildt, guest of honor Yoseph Peled minister from Israel. … Continue reading
In the Budapest Jewish quarter this year visitors are expected on 18 scenes with over 100 events to celebrate Hannukkah. Music, exhibitions, theater performances, film festival – some of many options. Tuesday, on 20th, at the corner of Kiraly and … Continue reading
The Kazinczy street has been restored. New pavement on the street, strolling there feels a little better now. The renovation of the orthodox synagogue has been finished now from outside too. Check out the pictures here (Hungarian article). Picture from … Continue reading