The legislation, adopted by 62 votes to 55, makes Hebrew the country's national language and defines the establishment of Jewish communities as being in the national interest.
Viktor Orban confronted by Israeli protesters who accuse visiting PM of ‘anti-Semitism’
Orban and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have found common cause in their right-wing views despite controversy surrounding the Hungarian leader's nationalist rhetoric.
4 human smugglers sentenced to 25 years in prison over death of 71 migrants in 2015
Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency doing archaeological work, plus work in health and culture in Hungary
Orban's win looks set to prolong Budapest's fractious, confrontational relationship with the EU.
Over 5 million people cast their votes to elect 199 members of parliament
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban returned to power in 2010 with a two-thirds parliamentary majority that allowed him to rewrite the election rules.
Orban has clashed with EU institutions over his moves to clamp down on civil society and his fiery anti-immigration rhetoric, but he has drawn plaudits from other nationalist politicians and those on the far-right who look to him as an inspiration.
Hungary supports Turkey’s EU accession process, says Hungarian Ambassador Gabor Kiss
The NGO Transparency International disagrees. In its latest world corruption perceptions index, based on surveys by experts, Hungary languished at the bottom of the EU countries surveyed, with only Bulgaria judged more corrupt.
Hungarian authorities only allow approximately 7-8 asylum applications per week, says UN official
The move underscores the EU's toughening stance toward both the government of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right-wing allies in Poland over the bloc's democracy norms and migration.
Refugee protection and security can be accomplished at the same time, says UN high commissioner for refugees
"Hungary is a European Union member, so the bloc's treaties must be respected and the court's rulings must be acknowledged," the populist leader said in a radio interview.
European Court of Justice dismisses Slovakia, Hungary's case against relocating of asylum seekers
"In the interest of Europe and in the spirit of the old Hungarian-Polish friendship, the inquisition campaign against Poland can never lead to success," Orban said during a visit in Romania.
"An unidentified male called to say that he had placed a bomb on an international train travelling through Hungary," police said in a statement.
The move came hours after the government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban said it would end a poster campaign attacking Soros that has been accused of anti-Semitism.
Hungarian investors should benefit from incentives in order to achieve bilateral trade target, says Turkish PM
Hungarian PM says refugees should be moved "out of Europe"