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Hungarian government to invest 1.5 m euro to fight antisemitism in Europe

The Hungary passed a resolution to invest 1.5 million euro to combat antisemitism across Europe, according to a government press release.
The resolution will enter into effect in 2019 and will have a budged dedicated to support programs in the field of justice, jurisdiction research and education system as well as an antisemitic incident hotline and projects that focus specifically on monitoring antisemitism, with a close watch over BDS activities.
Activities will be supervised by the best practices elaborated by members of the Hungarian Jewish community and the Action and Protection Foundation (APF), founded in 2012 by Rabbi Shlomo Koves.
"Hungary is contributing in a fairly significant way to the battle against antisemitism, and I express my appreciation to the government for this," Rabbi Koves said.
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