The Holocaust
in Hungary

The Holocaust

“It was 19 March [1944]. I opened a window that overlooked the Danube and I don’t know how I knew, but I suddenly felt that the Germans were marching into Budapest.  And there they were marching along the lower embankment. I knew our troubles were beginning.” – Györgyike Haskó

The destruction of Hungarian Jewry

Five Hungarian Jews and the deportation

Two Centropa films on Hungary and it’s Jews

A short introduction to Hungarian Jewry. One of our most popular short films. In Hungarian with English subtitles

The Mayor Who Worked in Hell

Miksa Domonkos was a hero of the First World War, acted as de facto Mayor of the Budapest Ghetto in the Second World War, and was arrested by the Communists afterwards. A little known story of the Holocaust.