Jewish Danube day 5: Shabbat docked in Budapest - 5 September 2015 September 5th 2015 The day started with a makeshift shul in the lounge. The service was very do it ourselves. Rabbi Weiss’ son did the leyning and various people helped with the services. After breakfast and lunch there were shiurim if we wanted to learn, or if not just to sit and talk or read or to do absolutely nothing and let our batteries recharge.
When sunset came we went up to the top deck and made havdal ... read more
Europe » Hungary » Central Hungary » Budapest Hungary was part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under Communist rule following World War II. In 1956, a revolt and announced withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive milita... ... read more