Holocaust

2016. február 29. 09:15
Regarding the history of the Hungarian Holocaust, two fundamental issues should be considered: the unacceptability of “whitewashing” or “cleansing” the Holocaust as well as the unacceptability of ”blackening” history by denying, omitting or belittling rescue initiatives and anti-Nazi activities in Hungary even after Nazi Germany invaded and occupied the country.
2014. október 3. 17:51
This is about decision makers' intent to take an oath on a common fate shared by all Hungarians: Jews and non-Jews alike.
2014. július 29. 18:45
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s government has used the most aggressive tools in constructing a new grand narrative of Hungarian history.
2014. március 17. 11:21
They deserved more. The victims of World War II, especially of the year 1944, the year the Hungarian Holocaust began. They deserve a collective, national commemoration. And it could have happened, maybe still could. But the bitter conflicts in the Hungarian Kulturkampf have seemingly ruined the possibility of an honest, collective payment of respects. Did the government fail? Does the boycott of Hungarian Jewish organisations make any sense and can it serve a real purpose?
2014. március 4. 11:32
The active participation and even cooperation of Hungarian political, military, and police leaders in this dark time is undeniable; as is the reality of German pressure and occupation.
2013. március 21. 10:35
The Hungarian government has enacted laws to place restrictions on the media. Just recall the Nazis’ manipulation of the media if you need a reminder of where it can lead.
2013. március 5. 10:19
It is a real honor for me to be invited to testify for and about Hungary. A country, where I was born and where as a Jew I feel at home.
2013. január 28. 16:38
A few years ago, the State of Israel honored Captain László Ocskay, a former officer of the Hungarian Army, for his courage and bravery during World War II. "Captain Ocskay risked his own life and that of his family’s to save more than 2,000 Jews from the Nazi death camps,” according to the official announcement honoring the captain and declaring him Righteous Among the Nations. On the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we take a look back at Captain Ocskay.
2012. szeptember 19. 13:36
The anniversary of Wallenberg’s birth comes at a convenient time for the Hungarian government.
2012. július 23. 13:49
From the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean to a French library’s dusty archives, remnants of Nazi Germany seem to be cropping up everywhere this week.