Budapest Synagogue Re-Opened After Centuries Of Disuse | Fast Forward

Fast Forward: President János Áder attended the re-dedication and opening ceremony of Buda Castle Synagogue which used to be a Jewish museum. Prior to the holocaust, Buda used to have more Jewish people but most who survived the holocaust had moved to Pest, with only a few returning to Buda.

Excerpt from Fast Forward:

Budapest, whose name is a mashup of the two parts of the city comprising the metropolis, has dozens of synagogues. But vast majority of them are in Pest, which is the bustling part of the city east of the Danube River. Placid and hilly Buda, by contrast, contains most of the city’s foreign embassies, many churches and museums. But it has only a handful of synagogues.

[Read More…]

Source: Budapest Synagogue Re-Opened After Centuries Of Disuse | Fast Forward

About The Author

No Comments on "Budapest Synagogue Re-Opened After Centuries Of Disuse | Fast Forward"

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *