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1,107 Converted Jews Returned to Fold in Hungary in Past Decade

During the past ten years 1,107 Hungarian Jews who had been converted to Christianity reentered the Jewish fold. They were persuaded to reenter Judaism mainly through the efforts of Rabbi Dr. Sigmund Groszmann of the Budapest Jewish community.

During the years following the war many Jews, under the stress of a bitter anti-Semitism which was then raging in Hungary, embraced Christianity. As soon as anti-Semitic propaganda began to abate, however, many of them began to regret their step and decided to return to Judaism.