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  • Three Hungarians sentenced for accosting Jews during WJC Budapest meet

    (JTA) — A Hungarian court convicted three men who accosted Jews in Budapest during the World Jewish Congress General Assembly. In an expedited court procedure on May 9, a man identified by the Hungarian news site Hir24 as Gabor M. was sentenced to three years in jail. The others,  identified as Gabor E. and David… More ▸

  • Hungarian court OKs far-right rally ahead of WJC meeting

    BUDAPEST (JTA) — A far-right rally may go ahead in Budapest Saturday on the eve of the World Jewish Congress Plenary Assembly despite a prior police ban. The Budapest Public Administration and Labor Affairs Court on Friday struck down the ban on the demonstration, saying that “conduct by police, banning the event on the basis… More ▸