Jewish Heritage Europe

Museums, Memorials & Cultural Institutions

WEB SITES

Bela Lajta Virtual Archives

Web site and database relating to the work of the prominent Hungarian Jewish architect Bela Lajta, whose work included synagogue and ceremonial hall designs, sculptural tombs, a Jewish school in Budapest and other significant buildings.

Judaica Hungarica — Nemenyi Erno Society

Project devoted to the documentation of Hungarian synagogues.

“In the Land of Hagar”

Online exhibition on the Jews in Hungary by Bet Hatfutsot.

Testimonies of Hungarian Holocaust Survivors

Many documents, transcripts and other material recording the personal stories of approximately 5000 Hungarian Holocaust survivors recorded in 1945-1946.

INSTITUTIONS IN BUDAPEST

Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archive

Dohany u. 2
H-1077 Budapest

Contact information:

Síp utca 12
VII Budapest
Email: info@milev.hu
Tel: +361-4135500

Holocaust Memorial and Documentation Center

Pava u. 39.
IX Budapest
Tel: +36 1 455 3333
Email: iroda@hdke.hu

Jewish Theological Seminary/ University of Jewish Studies

Berkocsis u. 2.
Tel: +36 1 317 2396
Library Tel: +36 1 267 5415
Email: kocsis@or-zse.hu

Mazsike (Hungarian Jewish Cultural Association)

Revay u. 16
VI Budapest
Tel: +36-1/311-6665

Established in 1988 as one of the first independent Jewish civic and cultural organizations. It publishes the Jewish magazine Szombat

INSTITUTIONS OUTSIDE BUDAPEST

BALASSAGYARMAT

Kertesz Istvan Foundation

Béla Majdán, Secretary of the advisory board of the István Kertész Foundation
Rakoczi ut 12
2660 Balassagyarmat
Email: majdanb@balassagyarmat.hu
Tel: +36 30 583 2186 (Hungarian only: for English, contact the translator, Tel: +36 30 430 6779, Email: chewbakka21@freemail.hu)

Dedicated to preserving Jewish heritage, the Foundation has mapped, photographed and documented all the grave markers in the  Jewish cemetery and in 2000 established the Ipoly Region Jewish Collection and Exhibition, a small museum that includes exhibits on local Jewish history and traditions. the Museum is housed  in the former Chevra Kadisha, a small peak-roofed building with a red and white facade, located at 24 Hunyadi u., 2660 Balassagyarmat.

SOPRON

Sopron Museum — Medieval Synagogue

Uj utca 22-24
9400 Sopron
Tel: +36 (0) 99 311-327
Email: ozsinagoga.sopron@museum.hu; soproni@gymsmuzeum.hu

SZOMBATHELY

Shoah & Jewish History Museum and Visitors’ Center

Batthyány tér 9
Tel: +36 (0) 94 505 033
Email: iroda@szombathelyizsidohitkozseg.hu