Congregation B’nai Emet Visits Sim Shalom

‍‍June 28, 2016 - 22 Sivan 5776
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We were honoured to receive a delegation of Congregation B’nai Emet from Simi Valley, California, headed by Rabbi Michele Paskow on June 27, on a tour of Central Europe. Having met the group, we are sure B’nai Emet must be a friendly, joyful, lively and welcoming congregation. Our board members updated the visitors on Reform […]

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High Holidays 2015/5776

‍‍August 29, 2015 - 14 Elul 5775
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Celebrate the High Holidays with us at the Sim Shalom Progressive Community. Please read the schedule below and feel free to join us! Erev Rosh HaShana (Eve) Sunday, September 13 at 6 pm Service with Torah Reading and sounding of the shofar, followed by buffet dinner with traditional dishes. Venue: Best Western Hotel Hungaria Address: […]

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LGBTQ-Friendly Shabbat Shacharit Service on 6 July

‍‍July 4, 2013 - 26 Tamuz 5773

At the Budapest Pride 2012, we witnessed a historic event when three egalitarian Jewish communities jointly held a Shabbat Shacharit service to declare support for the LGBTQ community. The event attracted so much attention and interest that the organizers decided to repeat it this year. Venue: Bálint Közösségi Ház/Jewish Community Centre (Budapest, District 6, Révay […]

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Recent resolutions on Hungary from the World Union for Progressive Judaism

‍‍May 5, 2013 - 25 Iyar 5773

The resolutions (read in the document attached) explain the concerns of WUPJ on the anti-Semitic incidents and rhetoric visible in Hungary, and also confront the Government of Hungary on reducing the legal status of WUPJ’s local member congregations in the infamous “Church Law” resulting in loss of tax benefit status and other legal and operational constraints. The […]

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