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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...

  • 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...

  • Co-founder of Hungarian ruling party made anti-Semitic statements, court finds

    June 28, 2013 | 9:12 am

    Hungary’s highest court found that a co-founder of the country’s ruling party had made anti-Semitic statements.

    In the June 26 ruling, the Kúria, Hungary’s highest judicial body, rejected a libel suit by Zsolt Bayer, a columnist and one of the co-founders of the Fidesz...

  • 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...