General Information

Welcome to Budapest!

The Shas Chevra Lubavitch Shul and the Budapest Yeshiva is located in the VI. district, Vasvári Pál utca 5. (off Király utca) in the courtyard (map). It is two blocks from the King’s Hotel and a 15 minute walk from the Intercontinental Hotel or a 5 minute walk from the Kempinsky and Meridian Hotels.

When you arrive to Budapest, and you need directions, call our office and we’ll direct you. Tel.: [+36-1] 268-0183.


Daf Yomi shiur (Hebrew)

Day Yomi shiur, by Rav Boruch Oberlander, at Shas Chevra Lubavitch Shul (VI., Vasvári Pál utca 5. – map) weekdays at 7.00 AM. Shabbos and Yom tov 8.00 AM.


Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat In the winter we start on at 6:00 PM, in the summer at 7:30 PM.

Shabbos morning:

– at Shas Chevra Lubavitch Shul (VI., Vasvári Pál utca 5. – map) at 9:15 AM

– at the Chabad Óbudai Shul (III. Lajos utca 163. – map) at 10:00 AM (WEBSITE)

– at the Keren Ohr Chabad Israeli Shul (V. Károly körút 20. – map) at 10:00 AM

Weekday minyonim:

Shacharit (daily) at 8.00 AM at the Shas Chevra Lubavitch Shul.

Shacharit (daily) at 8.30 AM at the Keren Ohr Chabad Israeli Shul (On Sundays 9.00 AM)

Shacharit (Monday-Friday, on workdays) at 6.30 AM at the Chabad Óbudai Shul (III. Lajos utca 163. – map)

Mincha-Maariv (Sunday-Thursday) 15 minutes before sunset at the Keren Ohr Chabad Israeli Shul.

Mincha Friday (in the winter only!) 1:00 PM at the Keren Ohr Chabad Israeli Shul.

There are also other Minyonim.


For a general list (in Hungarian) of Kosher products available in Budapest see here.

Tel Aviv cafe (VII., Kazincy utca 28., Tel.: [+361] 342-0231) serves as a Milchige restaurant. Has also fresh kosher pizza, bread and other Cholov Yisrael milk products.

In the Jewish area there is the Carmel Restaurant, mostly meat dishes. It is a very nice place (VII., Kazincy utca 31., Tel. [+361] 322-1834, You can also order meals in advance for Shabbos.

All of the above premises are certified Mehadrin Kosher by the Beth Din Tzedek of the Chareidi Communities of Budapest, Rav Boruch Oberlander Av Beth Din.


You could stay at the following Hotels in the Jewish area:

Hotel Memories (VII., Wesselényi utca 4., Tel.: [+36-30] 597-6519,

Queen’s Court Hotel & Residence (VII., Dob utca 63., Tel.: [+36-1] 882-3003,

King’s Hotel (VII., Nagydiófa utca 25-27., Tel.: [+36-1] 352-7675, [under construction]

The King’s Hotel is a decent, 3 star hotel. The food in the hotel is NOT kosher. The Restaurant next to the Hotel is also NOT kosher. Rooms cost around 60-90 Euro a night.

The above mentioned hotels are all in the Jewish area and have keys for Shabbos. [Not all rooms in Hotel Memories are good for Shabbos, so make sure to ask for them in advance.]

There is also a Youth Hostel: Marco Polo (VII., Nyar utca 6.) Tel.: [+361] 413-2555. Prices range between $15 and $30 per bed. All of the above are very close to our Shul and Yeshiva.


There is a kosher supermarket which sells lots of products: milk, cheese, crackers, salads and more. It is located on VII., Dohány utca 36. and  called Kosher Market  (Tel: [+36-1] 615-9606,, and is open every weekday. At the above shops employees speak English and basic Hebrew.


Any woman that needs to use the Mikvah should order it one day in advance by Rebbetzin Batsheva Oberlander 06-20-9615-419. [If you are calling from out of the country: +36-20-9615-419.] You can also email her here. The beautiful new Mikvah was built in 2005 by Chabad Lubavitch with the generous donations of Reb Avraham Borech Godinger and Reb Wolf Lefkowits from New York.


From the airport there is a Airport Minibus that for $7-8 takes you to any address in Budapest.


For a professional tour guide you may want to contact:

– Mr. Gavriel Shamma, mobile from abroad: 06 (30) 743-8989 [if you are calling from out of the country: +36 (30) 743-8989], email:

– Mr. Nándor Gerei, mobile from abroad: 06-309-217-548 [if you are calling from out of the country: +36-309-217-548], email:


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Mailing address in the United States:

LUBAVITCH OF HUNGARY 531 Crown Street Brooklyn, NY 11213

Our bank account information is:

Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation / Egységes Magyarországi Izraelita Hitközség Address: 1052 Budapest, Karoly krt. 20, Hungary Name of bank: KDB Magyarország Bank address: 1052 Budapest, Piarista koz 1, Hungary USD account: IBAN: HU18 1359 7539 1230 2010 0003 1407 HUF account. IBAN: HU94 1359 7539 1230 2010 0003 1397 Swift: KODBHUHB


Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation (EMIH) created an apllication that helps you to discover the jewish area of Budapest! You can learn curiosities about each museums and memorial places. Answer the quiz, collect knoladge points and be the most informed of all!