Ambassadors Pay Tribute To Holocaust Victims In Budapest

  • 7 Jan 2020 9:58 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Ambassadors Pay Tribute To Holocaust Victims In Budapest
Leaders of foreign representations in Budapest paid tribute to victims of the Holocaust at a commemoration held at the Shoes monument on the eastern embankment of the River Danube in central Budapest.

The ceremony was attended by Yakov Hadas-Handelsman, Israel’s new ambassador to Hungary, as well as the ambassadors of Germany, Sweden, Austria, the Netherlands, and other diplomats.

The participants joined in a mourner’s Kaddish, the traditional prayer in Jewish mourning rituals, led by Slomó Köves, head of Hungarian Jewish community EMIH.

MTI Photo: Szigetváry Zsolt

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