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  • 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 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...