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The Mazsihisz federation of the Neolog community issued a statement last week stating its opposition to the search, said that the project was “superfluous” and “contrary to Jewish law.”
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri blasts non-Orthodox Hungarian community for opposing search for remains of Holocaust victims.
How to work with the government is an understandably divisive issue in a country whose government is often accused of encouraging anti-Semitic rhetoric.
Csanád Szegedi was a far-right politician, who trivialized the
Holocaust and blamed Jews for the wrongs of the world – before
finding out that he was one himself.
By TIBOR KRAUSZ
The Jewish community has been growing in recent years, especially in Budapest, but is worried by resurgent anti-Semitism.
Budapest's 'Living Memorial' was reportedly desecrated a few weeks after an article threatening to destroy the site was published on a neo-Nazi website.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
From the village of Mád, around 250 Jews were deported. Their properties and vineyards on a plain of volcanic soil near the Carpathian mountains were mostly confiscated.
Kertesz won the Nobel Prize for works the judges said portrayed the Nazi death camps as "the ultimate truth" about how low human beings could fall.
Bálint Hóman, who led the charge to deport Hungarian Jews during WWII, will soon be memorialized in this town unless Budapest intervenes.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Row over statue of Balint Homan, who served as minister of religion and education twice between 1932 and 1942, broke out as Hungary grapples with anti-Semitic past and role it played in Holocaust.
More than 6,000 pages were found documenting the city's former Jewish residents.
By SAM SOKOL
The Arrow Cross regime collaborated with the Nazis in the liquidation of Hungarian Jewry.
Heisler will lead the MAZSIHISZ for a further four years.
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