13 iulie 2018

Fans of Orban or not, Hungarian Jews are optimistic ahead of PM’s Israel visit


In a fractured Jewish community, Israel's crumbling relations with the Diaspora and local anti-Semitism are on Hungarian Jewry's mind as PM sets off to Israel on July 18 BUDAPEST – Andras Heisler, president of the politically and religiously progressive Federation of Jewish Communities in Hungary (Mazsihisz), has had his share of confrontations with Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s right-wing government. Surprisingly, though, when it comes to the Hungarian premier’s upcoming July 18 trip to Israel [...]