Tag: Holocaust

Tribute paid by Minister of Justice at Shoes Memorial on Holocaust Memorial Day

On behalf of the Hungarian government, Justice Minister Judit Varga placed pebbles, flowers and candles at the Shoes Memorial.

Sister Matylda Getter: the woman who saved hundreds of Jewish kids during WWII

During World War II, sister Matylda Getter undertook to accept every child brought out of the Warsaw ghetto.

Liberation of Budapest’s ghetto commemorated at Dohány Street Synagogue

Róbert Frölich, the synagogue’s chief rabbi, said the tragedy of the Hungarian Jews did not begin when the first trains departed.

The Holocaust was one of the most pointless acts of destruction in history

Every year since 2001 the memorial day for victims of the Holocaust in Hungary has been held on 16 April

Pope Francis to open Vatican's WWII archives

An "enormously important" step to Catholic-Jewish relations