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Serbia: magnificent Subotica synagogue officially reopened

After decades of fitful starts and setbacks, the magnificent art nouveau synagogue in Subotica, Serbia has been officially reopened with a high-profile ceremony attended by Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. (A second dedication ceremony organized … continue reading →

Hungary: Rumbach St. Synagogue Restoration going “full blast”

    The Budapest Jewish community reports that restoration work is going “full blast” on the Moorish-style Rumbach St. Synagogue in Budapest, one of the three great synagogues that anchor the city’s downtown “Jewish triangle.” The synagogue, dating from 1872 … continue reading →

Hungary: New hi-tech Museum in renovated synagogue honors Jewish scientists

A hi-tech new museum complex centered on the renovated synagogue in the Lake Balaton resort town of Balatonfüred, Hungary, honors Jewish achievement in science and technology. Owned by the municipality, the House of Jewish Excellence opened March 20 in the synagogue … continue reading →