Gyöngyös is a town in Heves county in Hungary. This was the meeting house of a Status Quo ante congregation. It is now used as a furniture store. In 1880, Gyöngyös had 2,376 Jewish residents that declined to 2,231 by 1941. In late-May of 1944, the Jews of Gyöngyös (and the surrounding areas) were rounded up and forcibly moved to a ghetto; mid-June, 1944, they were deported to Auschwitz. About 500 Jews survived of which about 300 returned to the town.