Leaders of foreign representations in Budapest on Monday paid tribute to victims of the Holocaust
Budapest,Hungary. Leaders of foreign representations in Budapest on Monday paid tribute to victims of the Holocaust. Photo: MTI

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.

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