Szombat előfizetés 2017

‘English’ rovat archívum

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Összesen 156 találat (21 - 40) a(z) English rovatban.

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A selection of articles discusses the Gaza pullout. Zsuzsa Shiri’s report is followed by János Gadó’s analysis of the situation, then an Israeli author writes about the crisis of religious Zionism. Zsuzsa Shiri writes about the settlers’ putting on the yellow star as a sign of protest: … Tovább »

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Writing about the controversies of modem Israel, Attila Novák describes the paradoxes determining the Jewish state in his essay, “Refuge of the dispersed?” He believes that “today, in the atomic age, when anti-Semitism has also become global, the chances of destroy­ing Jewry would increase … Tovább »

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The world has recently celebrated the end of World War 2 and the fall of Fascism. In his essay, “Falling stars”, Attila Novák writes about the victims of Communist dictatorships and the responsibility of the Soviet Union. “The main problem is that the joy of May 9 is clouded by what … Tovább »

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In this month’s editorial, László Seres describes how the Near East has changed under American influence. ‘The neocons in Washington have made a series of mistakes and stupid moves over the past years, but they are absolutely right about one thing: if we want a peaceful, safe world, … Tovább »

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“The lack of confronting the past (‘Why didn’t you bother with a revolution, dears?’ as József Antall, the first democratically elected PM wryly noted) is what makes Hungarian politics an unnavigable swamp. Since no-one was forced to undergo any form of screening (lustration) following … Tovább »

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The March issue of Szombat focuses on one of the gravest issues in Hungary, the problem of former agents and informants of the secret police. “The files must be opened in order to dispel the aura of suspicion, whether voiced or not, clinging to the leaders and members of various political … Tovább »

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Summary Gábor T. Szántó, our editor-in-chief, participated in the annu­al Limmud conference on Jewish culture in London. Commenting on the event, Szántó notes that “in addition to the professional organisation and the rich tapestry of the most diverse views, … Tovább »

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“Hungarian Jewish historiography has since long become extinct. We have talented historians, excellent books and arti­cles are published from time to time, but – owing to subjective and objective causes – we can hardly speak of directions or schools or of concepts”, is the claim made … Tovább »

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“It is the hope of the Hungarian government that President Arafat’s historic ambitions will be fulfilled in the not too distant future” said Ferenc Gyurcsány, Hungary’s Prime Minister after Arafat’s death. “What kind of ambitions? More dead Jews in Israeli cafes and shopping centres? … Tovább »

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One of the leaders of al-Qaeda listed Hungary as one of the main enemies of Islam. Szilvia Peremiczky believes that Hungary is not in the position to assume that all is well. “We need to stop sidetracking and realize that we are in the middle of a sort of war of religion where Iraq and Afghanistan … Tovább »

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The appearance of a small. Arrow-Cross group with no more than about 50 members, which planned to hold a demonstration on October 15 (the day the Hungarian Nazis. Hitler’s last allies, seized power in 1944), caused a storm in Hungarian public life. In Attila Novák’s view, however, the … Tovább »

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“A few weeks ago, the International Court of Justice in Hague con­trasted the Israeli right to life with the Palestinian right to freedom of movement, ruling that the latter had precedence. This has several important consequences, the foremost being that owing to this deci­sion, the United … Tovább »

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In his editorial János Gadó writes about a conference on anti-Semitism held in Berlin. “The majority of European politicians do not really want to hear the message conveyed by the Jewish partic­ipants in this conference on anti-Semitism, and that is: Today’s anti-Semitism is disguised … Tovább »

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This month’s issue of Szombat focuses on the Budapest Holocaust Museum scheduled to open in April. The Mazsihisz (Alliance of Jewish Communities in Hungary) offered an out of use synagogue for this purpose, but later the building was renovated in it’s original form which made it not suitable … Tovább »

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Under the title “What comes after the survival syn­drome?”, Gábor Szántó T. discusses the speech delivered at the anniversary celebration of the liberation of the ghetto in Budapest. He is critical towards the type of Jewish mentality which considers the Red Army only as the liberator … Tovább »

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This month’s issue focuses on the lighting of Chanukkah candles in public places. This was started several years ago by activists of the Chabad Lubavits movement, and it provoked – though only a few years later – the reaction of the radical right wing, which regarded this as an act of Jewish … Tovább »

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This month we publish a selection of writ­ings on neo-conservatism, which has become influential in the United States while in Hungary so far it has only been discussed in a leftist (and in an extreme right wing) interpre­tation. In his introduction László Seres puts it this way: “it has … Tovább »

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In November the Budapest Court of Appeal announced its binding sentence acquitting Lóránt Hegedűs protestant parson who, in a right-wing paper had openly called for the exclu­sion of Jews. The case was followed by a heated public debate about the necessity of bringing a stricter law on … Tovább »

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Our November issue contains a study by Robert Wistrich – with the introduction of Ferenc Erős psychologist – on the relation­ship of Sigmund Freud and the Jews.
The young activists at the Haver Foundation are going round schools in Budapest to talk about Jewish traditions and the Holocaust. … Tovább »

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This month Dr. József Schweitzer, the highly respected doyen of Hungarian rabbis retired as an active rabbi. The intimate farewell nearly became a riot: his followers demanded that he should not be sent into retirement, and later Dr Schweitzer himself stated that his successor’s measures “had … Tovább »

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