New platform brings Hungarian Jewish treasures to the digital space

The Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities (Mazsihisz) presented a  new digital platform where visitors can take virtual tours of Hungary's finest synagogues.

French President Macron visits the Kozma Jewish cemetery with MAZSIHISZ

French President Emmanuel Macron visited the Kozma Street Jewish cemetery with András Heisler, President of the MAZSIHISZ, Chief Rabbi Péter Kardos, and several members of the family of philosopher Agnes Heller.

Gusztáv Zoltai, former MAZSIHISZ Executive Director passes away aged 86

Gusztáv Zoltai, the former Executive Director of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Hungary and the Budapest Jewish Community passed away, aged 86. May his memory be a blessing.

Historic meeting between Pope Francis and Hungarian Jewish leaders

Pope Francis attended the closing ceremonies of the 52nd International Eucharistic Conference in Budapest and met with Hungarian Jewish leaders and representatives of the Ecumenical Council of Hungarian Denominations.

Pre-Holocaust Jewish communal records saved from the auction block

Seven rare ledgers from the 19th and 20th centuries containing records of pre-Holocaust Jewish communal life in what is now Hungary have been removed from public auction and jointly purchased by the Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives (HJMA), along with the National Library of Israel (NLI).

Renovation works completed at Budapest Jewish Charity Hospital

An inaugural ceremony took place on August 29 following the completion of renovation works at the Hungarian Jewish Charity Hospital in Budapest, maintained by the Federation of Jewish Communities in Hungary (MAZSIHISZ).

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