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Leaders of foreign representations in Budapest on Monday 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.

Featured photo by Zsolt Szigetváry/MTI


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