Auschwitz Survivor Doubts Elie Wiesel’s Holocaust Past In Probe, Book
--Late Author Accused Of Stealing Identity
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from BudapestBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A Hungarian-born Jewish survivor of Nazi death camps isn't surprised that only a few people attended the funeral for self-proclaimed Holocaust witness and famed author Elie Wiesel. "They buried Wiesel quickly after his death so journalists could not see that he didn't have a tattoo of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp," said Nikolaus (Miklós) Grüner.

Iran Releases Member Of Large Evangelical Denomination; Others Detained

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

christiansIranTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)— A member of one of Iran’s largest evangelical house church movements has been released from prison, 14 months earlier than expected, but many other believers remain behind bars, Iranian and other activists told BosNewsLife.

Hungary’s Ruling Fidesz Party Condemns Book Burning

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest

radnoti_miklosBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's ruling rightist Fidesz party has condemned the burning of a book written by prominent Hungarian Jewish poet Miklós Radnóti, whose statue was also broken over the weekend amid growing antisemitism in the country. "Every decent person in Hungary has condemned the book burning that took place in Miskolc on November 9," said László L. Simon, a Fidesz politician and chair of Parliament’s Cultural and Press Committee.

‘Alarming Resurgence of Anti-Semitism in Europe’

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest, Hungary

deputyministerspeakingBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hardly seven decades after millions of Jews were killed, Europe is once again experiencing an "alarming resurgence of anti-Semitism ", international leaders warned Tuesday, October 1.

NEWS ALERT: Lists Of Jews Compiled At Hungary’s Largest University

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary

ELTE-University-of-Law (1)BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- There was an outcry in Hungary on Wednesday, February 20, over revelations that the country's largest university has been involved in compiling lists of presumed Jewish students amid growing anti-Semitism in this nation of some 10 million people.

NEWS ALERT: Church Evacuated Near School Shooting Site After Threat

By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting from the United States and Israel

Young children wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in NewtownNEWTOWN/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- Christian mourners in Newtown, Connecticut, saw their prayers interrupted when they were evacuated at a Roman Catholic church as a bomb threat was reported by officials during services at the church, about a mile (1.6 kilometers) from the site of Friday's school shooting where 20 children were killed.

News Agency Fears ‘Hungary Government Threats’ To Websites

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest, Hungary

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Budapest-based online news agency BosNewsLife expressed concern Thursday, October 18, about newly formulated “threats” by Hungary's government to block websites accused of 'crimes against the state' and 'illegal content.'