Hungarian Jews split about Danube search for Holocaust victims

FILE PHOTO: Volunteers of Israeli rescue and recovery organisation ZAKA survey images transmitted by an underwater sonar during a search for the remains of Holocaust victims murdered on the banks of the Danube river in 1944 in Budapest, Hungary January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Tamas Kaszas/File Photo

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary’s largest Jewish organisation on Thursday asked Israeli and Hungarian authorities to suspend a search for the remains of Holocaust victims in the Danube riverbed, saying the dead should be left in peace. At the request of Orthodox and Hasidic Jews, an Israeli team this week began mapping out the floor of […]

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