Menu JTA Search

Jewish Physicians Who Altered Nazis’ Appearances Fined by Hungarian Government

Two Jewish physicians who operated on Nazis desiring to change their appearance so they would look like Jews, have been fined 1,000 florins each by a Hungarian court for failure to register the American dollars which they received in payment for the operations.

Dr. Bela Balough has been sentenced to a prison term of 15 years for torturing Jews and communists in 1920 following the suppression of the Hungarian Soviet Republic set up under the leadership of Bela Kun.

NEXT STORY