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.
Project devoted to the documentation of Hungarian synagogues.
Many documents, transcripts and other material recording the personal stories of approximately 5000 Hungarian Holocaust survivors recorded in 1945-1946.
INSTITUTIONS IN BUDAPEST
ELTE (Eotvos Lorand University)
Múzeum krt. 4/F
Tel.: +36 (1) 411-6749
Dohany u. 2
Tancsics Mihaly 26
A small ground-floor chapel, from the end of the 14th century, that now can be visited in May through October as part of the Castle Museum. It has inscriptions on its walls and there is a display of Medieval and Turkish-era Jewish gravestones.
Pava u. 39.
Tel: +36 1 455 3333
Nádor utca 9., 1051 Budapest, Hungary
Tel: (+36 1) 327 3000 / 2086
Jewish Studies specialization is integrated into the broader degree programs of the History Department, Medieval Studies Department, and the Nationalism Studies Program. The specialization is offered in the one- and two-year M.A. programs of all these departments. Advanced students can pursue their studies in the PhD programs of the Doctoral School of History.
Berkocsis u. 2.
Tel: +36 1 317 2396
Library Tel: +36 1 267 5415
Revay u. 16
Established in 1988 as one of the first independent Jewish civic and cultural organizations. It publishes the Jewish magazine Szombat
An association aimed at preserving buildings in the downtown Jewish quarters of Budapest
Interactive web site about buildings in Budapest designed by Jewish architects or construted by Jewish builders. A project of OVAS!
INSTITUTIONS OUTSIDE BUDAPEST
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.
Permanent exhibition and study center (and inn) in the restored synagogue and rabbi’s house/Yeshiva next door.
Uj utca 22-24
Tel: +36 (0) 99 311-327
Batthyány tér 9
Tel: +36 (0) 94 505 033
Jewish Cultural Centre
17th Zrínyi Ilona str.
Tel: +36 30 434 7570