The feud is the result of a 1991 law which offered compensation to existing Jewish communities for public assets such as synagogues from before the Holocaust.
Holocaust survivors, public figures and Hungarian celebrities participated in a unique 76 hours of online education marking the liquidation of the Budapest Ghetto.
Ambassador Hadas-Handelsman called the relationship between the Orban government and Hungary's Jewish community strong.
Mester said the two federations are set apart by “different views and trends” but nonetheless are part of “one nation, one heart” working for common goals.
Gluck’s paternal Jewish grandparents owned a grocery after settling in New York City.
As we reflect 75 years after the end of World War II, we have much documentation about great resistance to the Nazis in many countries.
It’s an unusual development for Eastern and Central Europe, where leaders of Jewish communities are rarely expelled and seldom express acrimonious public criticism of Israel.
The initiative allows one of the only kosher slaughterhouses in Europe operating during the pandemic to remain open.
Hungary, which has about 100,000 Jews, mostly living in Budapest, had 73 confirmed cases of coronavirus and one death as of Friday.
The repairs could cost more than $8 million, Hungary Today reported.