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Hungary

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.

Restoration of the long-abandoned synagogue in Kőszeg has begun

Renovation of the long-abandoned 19th century synagogue in Kőszeg, in western Hungary has begun.

Hungarian FM Péter Szijjártó visits newly renovated Rumbach St. synagogue

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto visited the newly renovated Rumbach Street synagogue in Budapest where he met with András Heisler, President of MAZSIHISZ.

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