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July 2008 issue

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From the End till a New Beginning
Jewish identity in Hungary stands as the focal point of works by 24 of the country’s best authors in Contemporary Jewish Writing in Hungary: An Anthology.

Heureka!
I must begin with a confession, a strange confession perhaps, but a candid one. From the moment I … Tovább »

Szarvas The Magical Place

Írta: Szombat - Rovat: English, Kultúra-Művészetek

Zsuzsa Fritz (Program Director)
The Lauder-Joint International Jewish Youth Camp was established in 1990 by the Lauder Foundation and by the American Joint in order to give a great Jewish summer experience and a long-lasting impact on the Jewish identity of the youngsters who had just started to discover their roots in the Eastern-Central – European Jewish communities.

The Crunch of Empty Boots

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Gábor T. Szántó:
The Crunch of Empty Boots
 

 

Snow.

Flakes of snow.

Falling, falling, flakes of snow.

Marci presses his nose against the glass.

Panting, Santa Claus binds the skis onto his boots. He struggles to move in his thick red quilted coat and trousers, his … Tovább »

Historical Commissions and Reconciliation

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What Hungarian Jews Need to Learn
Ágnes Peresztegi
This paper was delivered at The International Conference on Confronting History: The Historical Commissions of Inquiry  that discussed the various historical commissions appointed by different governments to deal with the role of their country during the Second World War.  Although Hungary failed to establish such a commission thus far, this does not mean that there were not debates about historical research; or that no studies were completed related to the issues of expropriation, looted property, refugees, war crimes and other relevant aspects of the Holocaust.

Heureka!

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The speech was delivered in Stockholm at the Nobel Prize ceremony, in October 2002
Imre Kertész
I must begin with a confession, a strange confession perhaps, but a candid one. From the moment I stepped on the airplane to make the journey here and accept this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature, I have been feeling the steady, searching gaze of a dispassionate observer on my back.

The lost contract

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Europe and her Jews (or vice-versa)
 
András Kovács
The relationship between Europe and her Jews has deteriorated. Complaints of a new European anti-Semitism are voiced increasingly more loudly and ever more often on various Jewish forums – which then re-surface in European public discourse with … Tovább »

From the End till a New Beginning

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Contemporary Jewish Writing in Hungary
 
Eszter Breuer

Jewish identity in Hungary stands as the focal point of works by 24 of the country’s best authors in Contemporary Jewish Writing in Hungary: An Anthology.
This book published by the University of Nebraska Press is the latest volume in a series … Tovább »

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Summary At a recent referendum, the population of Hungary expressed their wish to join the European Union, Our editorial comment suggests, that the EU will almost certainly protect us from traditional anti-Semitism of the political extreme right, but instead we will need to face a modem, “politically … Tovább »

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Summary „The deportation of Hungarian Jews started in April of 1944, this is why our April issue is dedicated to the memory of the Holocaust. Ágnes Peresztegi sums up what has been done so far for the compensation of Hungarian Jews. Her lecture, titled „Historical Commissions of … Tovább »

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Summary This month’s editorial by Dan Ofry Israeli author offers an assessment of the situation in the Middle East. Pondering over Israel’s possible reac­tion to current events he sums up the words of the Israeli minister of defense: The American military campaign in Iraq is not going to be our … Tovább »

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Summary The Official Jewish Community in Hungary has been stressing the need for classifying the negation of the Holocaust and other anti-Semitic discourse inciting hatred, as criminal offense, László Seres believes this is unnecessary claiming that the neo-nazi threat is not significant … Tovább »

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Summary In 1944 the children of Mór Lipót Herzog, the rich Jewish art collector were forced to flee the country and a significant part of his collection is now Kept in various Hungarian museums. Martha Nierenberg, one of Mr. Herzog’s children has been trying to get the paintings back … Tovább »

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This month we publish a special supplement about the works of Imre Kertész, a Jewish Hungarian writer, this year’s Nobel prize-win­ning author.
“It was under the communist dictatorship that I fully understood Auschwitz”- explains Mr Kertész in an interview with Ágnes Böhm
“He feels … Tovább »

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Gábor T. Szántó wrote about this year’s Nobel prize winning writer, Imre Kertész: „Kertész claims, with his merciless sense of reality, that Auschwitz is an integral part of his­tory, it was a manmade tragedy, it was not an exception, a derailment, but more of a rule.”
„Cemetery … Tovább »

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In the last decade of the communist regime Hungary’s present Prime Minister, Péter Medgyessy, a high-ranking financial official at the time, signed a document about becoming a deep cover officer of the coun­try’s counter-intelligence agency. This fact triggered the so called “Agent Scandal” … Tovább »

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Unlike in Western Europe, issues related to the Middle East crisis have not triggered serious debates so far in the Hungarian left­ist, not anti-Semitic press. In the last few weeks two well-known writers have com­mented on the topic. György Kozma reflects on their debate. “Yes I do under­stand … Tovább »

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“Representatives of the Jewish community have been unable to act effectively for the community: under the socialist government they were inhibited by their loyalty, and during the following right-wing rule it was their fear refraining them from acting. They didn’t claim due com­pensation for … Tovább »

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The long awaited Hungarian Holocaust Museum and Documentation Center will finally open on the 16th of April in 2004, on the Holocaust Remembrance Day in Hungary. The government’s representative has made a promise on this, so hope­fully nothing will come in the way of the construction of … Tovább »

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During the last four years of the FIDESZ-government the country has seen a strong economical development and major technological advances. Meanwhile the dinamics of the right wing has trig­gered a surge of nationalism, a conservative and corporativist mood among those in power. As this is … Tovább »

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