Hungarian Jews ask Russia to return looted scrolls

29.11.2012                      15.Kislew. 5773

Jüdische Welt:

Hungarian Jews ask Russia to return looted scrolls

Some 300 to 400 Torah scrolls and thousands of vestments, crowns and other articles are being held in museums and storage in Russia, says Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation.

Hungarian Jews have asked Russia to return scrolls and valuable religious items looted by Nazis and the Red Army in World War Two and their claim has been backed by the Budapest government….