The Memorial Museum of the Hungarian Speaking Jewry was founded in 1986 and opened to the public in 1990, in Safed. The Museum is based on a non-profit Association with thirty founding members. The Museum has been operated since it's beginnings by two of its founders: Hava and Yosef Lustig, living in Safed.
The Museum depicts the magnificent past of the Jewish communities in Hungary, Transylvania, Slovakia, Carpathian-Russia, Bachka, Banat and Burgenland, and reflects their contribution to the Jewish history and World culture.
The aims of the Museum are the following: