Hungary’s Jews face down new extremism

17.12.2012                      04.Tewet. 5773

Jüdische Welt:

Hungary's Jews face down new extremism

Jewish state secretary of Development Ministry speaks out against anti-Semitism; Hungarian Jews embrace traditions, religion.

A week after a leader of Hungary's far-right Jobbik party called for lists of prominent Jews to be drawn up to protect national security, Janos Fonagy stepped forward.
"My mother and father were Jewish, and so am I, whether you like it or not," the state secretary of the Development Ministry told parliament, explaining he did not have dual citizenship with Israel and was not religious….