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  • Hungarian Jews collect money, food for Middle East refugees

    September 8, 2015 | 9:51 am

    Hungarian Jews have collected about $5,000 and half a ton of food and nonperishables for refugees from the Middle East.

    In the collection drive on Friday, the Mazsihisz umbrella group of Hungarian Jewish communities and its youth department gathered food and nonperishables at...

  • Hungary’s Orban acknowledges country’s complicity in Holocaust

    January 27, 2015 | 9:24 am

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban apologized for Hungarians’ role in deporting Jews to concentration camps, his first acknowledgement of Hungarian complicity in the Holocaust.

    In a speech Monday at a Jewish cemetery in Budapest, Orban called the Holocaust a “national tragedy”...

  • Hungarian Jews protest naming Budapest street after anti-Semite

    May 30, 2013 | 8:49 am

    Amid a string of anti-Semitic incidents in Hungary, the umbrella organization of Hungarian Jews protested the naming of a Budapest street after an anti-Semitic author.

    “The Federation of Jewish Communities in Hungary is shocked to learn of the renaming of a street in the Second...