Szombat előfizetés 2017

‘English’ rovat archívum

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Összesen 156 találat (41 - 60) a(z) English rovatban.

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This month’s issue of Szombat starts with a study by Jonathan Webber, “How transna­tional is the modern diaspora?”
István Szilágyi’s “The Holocaust for homework” reports on the author’s visits to three secondary schools to see how they celebrate the Holocaust memorial day.
Dov Levy, the … Tovább »

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“New anti-Semitism” is in the focus of this month’s issue. This is a politically correct ideology, only critical towards Zionism and Israel. In the introduction Martin Luther King is quoted: “When people criticize Zionism, they mean Jews – this is God’s own truth”. We publish the translation … Tovább »

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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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„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 Inquiry – Confronting … Tovább »

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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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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 in today’s … Tovább »

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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 from the state … 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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In our previous issue we wrote about the demonstration organized on the anniversary of the liberation of the ghetto in Budapest. This month we publish five speeches made outside Parliament by Péter Kardos chief rabbi, by Ferenc Mádl President of the Hungarian Republic, by János Martonyi … Tovább »

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The first article of our February issue is written by Márton Csáki about the Budapest Ghetto memorial celebration of the 17th January. János Gadó found that “with this demonstration Hungarian Jews created a good position For them­selves: their various organizations were capable of cooperating … Tovább »

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We publish a statement of solidarity with Israel because of the recent terrorist attacks. The document was signed by fifty Hungarian intellectuals who condemn Palestinian terror and wished to express their sympathy with the victims.
“We mostly go straight home from school and do not risk … Tovább »

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“Anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism are present together in the Arabic-Islamic world: Anti-Israel atti­tudes and the negation of the Holocaust, the ‘libera­tion of Jerusalem’ and a worldwide Jewish conspira­cy theory go together as a matter of course. Yet they are clearly distinct in the … Tovább »

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Our editor-in chief, Gábor T. Szántó writes about the last ten years of “Szombat”. In his essay “No man’s land” he discusses the need for an independent representation of Jewish values and political interest and he examines to what extent this has been successful.
A year ago we sent … Tovább »

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„Considering the terrorist attack against the WTC, together with the „anti-Zionist” violence aga­inst Israel in the last 12 months it becomes clear that those who oppose global capitalism and the world of free markets, will sooner or later always get to Zionism/the Jews/Israel( the irrelevant … Tovább »

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