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MAZSIHISZ and Ferencváros pay tribute to István “Potya” Tóth

The Federation of Jewish Communities in Hungary (MAZSIHISZ) and Hungarian football club Ferencváros TC paid tribute to István “Potya” Tóth, the legendary football player and coach of the club, who died as a martyr in 1945.

Two more synagogue buildings in Hungary undergo renovations

Former synagogues in the towns of Eger and Zalaegerszeg are the latest synagogue buildings in Hungary to undergo restoration and repair.

Ágnes Keleti turns 100

Ágnes Keleti, the oldest living Olympic champion and a Holocaust survivor, celebrated her 100th birthday in her native Budapest.

Hungarian Jews condemn official who wrote that “Europe is the gas chamber of Soros”

The Federation of Hungarian Jewish communities (MAZSIHISZ) condemned a government-appointed cultural commissioner for comparing George Soros to Hitler in an article about Hungary and Poland’s row with the EU over rule of law.

Ferencváros adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

Hungarian football club Ferencváros TC (FTC) has joined the likes of Borussia Dortmund and Chelsea FC in adopting the IHRA working definition of antisemitism.

Headstones smashed at Jewish cemeteries in Moldova, Hungary

Headstones were smashed and graves defaced at Jewish cemeteries in Hungary and Moldova.

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