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  • Ex-Hungarian Jewish leader’s government gig sparks talk of betrayal

    November 6, 2014 | 1:39 pm

    In the 22 years he ran Hungary’s Mazsihisz Jewish umbrella organization, Gusztav Zoltai was called out for many things.

    Zoltai, a former secret police agent who led the Jewish federation until his retirement earlier this year, was accused of corruption and labeled a relic of dark...

  • Hungarian Jewish leader raps rabbinical conference in Budapest

    March 25, 2014 | 9:12 am

    A representative of Hungarian Jewry criticized the organizers of a rabbinical conference in Budapest for not postponing the forum with national elections nearing.

    Andras Heisler, president of the Mazsihisz Federation of Jewish Communities in Hungary, leveled his criticism in a...