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Permanent Exhibition Reopened

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As of 14 July 2020, the permanent exhibition of the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest, titled From Deprivation of Rights to Genocide is reopened for visitors. In order to provide safe circumstances for our visitors, the following measures are taken: 1. The maximum number of visitors in the area of the exhibition is 25 persons any...

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International Holocaust Memorial Day

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The cordially invites you to the commemoration of the on Monday, January 27, 2020, at 2 pm. 14:00 Lighting the candles of remembrance by students of Budapest schools; 14:00 Salutatory by Dr. Tamás Kovács, director of the Holocaust Memorial Center; 14:20 Message of the Secretary General of the United...

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Visit of Bonnie L. Glick

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Kind words of support and appreciation from Bonnie L. Glick, Deputy Administrator of USAID, following her visit to the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest. "It was a deeply moving experience for me and a welcome reminder of humanity's capacity for evil but also of our shared responsibility to remember and to prevent hatred on that scale from ever again gaining a...

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Between Life and Death - exhibition

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What was the daily experience of Jews hiding from the German machine of extermination and those who brought them help sometimes even risking their lives? An exhibition that juxtaposes these two distinct yet intertwined perspectives will be displayed at the Holocaust Memorial Center from 6 November till 15 December 2019. The travelling display showcases personal stories of...

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Between Life and Death - exhibition

1944 Magda Panni Gizi Szentpéterúr

What was the daily experience of Jews hiding from the German machine of extermination and those who brought them help sometimes even risking their lives? An exhibition that juxtaposes these two distinct yet intertwined perspectives will be displayed at the Holocaust Memorial Center from 6 November till 15 December 2019. The travelling display showcases personal stories of...

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Holocaust by Bullets training for teachers

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Following our first and second very successful seminar in 2017 and 2018, the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Budapest together with the Yahad-In Unum research organization from France is organizing its 3rd ‘Holocaust by Bullets’ seminar for teachers on 6th -7th December 2019. Yahad-In Unum (“Together in One” in Hebrew and Latin) is a Paris-based non-profit...

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BBC News: How Spanish 'Angel of Budapest' Sanz Briz saved Jews

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Thousands of Holocaust survivors and their descendants escaped the Nazis thanks to a Spanish diplomat nicknamed "the Angel of Budapest" - yet the late Angel Sanz Briz is hardly known in Spain today. Sanz Briz was serving in Spain's embassy as commercial attaché, before being left in charge of the mission in mid-1944 at the age of 33. He was one of a group of...

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Tibor Baranski, 1922-2019

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Rescuer of hundreds of Jews in war-time Budapest, Tibor Baranski, 96, died in his home in Buffalo, NY. Tibor Baranski, born in Budapest, was studying for the priesthood in the city of Kassa / Košice (today Slovakia) near the Russian front. At the beginning of November 1944, Baranski was forced to leave Kassa and return home. When he arrived in Budapest, a...

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75th Anniversary of the Destruction of the Minsk Ghetto

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75 years ago, on 21 October 1943, the German security forces and their collaborators surrounded the Minsk ghetto for the last time. It was the day of the final destruction of the ghetto and the day of murdering its last residents. The Nazis established the ghetto on 19 July 1941, within a month of the occupation of the Belarusian capital. The more than fifty thousand...

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Permanent Exhibition

From Deprivation of Rights to Genocide

To the Memory of the Victims of the Hungarian Holocaust The theme of the permanent exhibition is the Holocaust in Hungary. Its aim is to present and describe the persecution, suffering and murdering of Hungarian citizens, Jews and Roma, doomed to be exterminated on the basis of a racist ideology. The leading idea of the exhibition is to shed light on the relation between...

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Place of the Exhibition

The exhibition takes place in the underground of the memorial center

Organizer of the Exhibition

Hungarian National Museum

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Did You Know?

How many names are engraved to the Wall of Victims?

How can be names included to the list of identified victims?

Identification of more than half a million of victims of the Hungarian Holocaust requires persistent research efforts. At this moment, names of some 175,000 victims are engraved to the Wall.

Work on further identification of the names continues. It will be impossible to identify each and every victim, thus anonym, symbolic nametags are also placed on the Wall.

Visitors of the Memorial Center and visitors of the Center’s website can search the digital database of the victims. By filling in the Personal Data Form of the victims and returning it to our Institution, relatives or persons that have information about the victim, can initiate engraving the name to the Wall.

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