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80,000 Jews Living in Hungary; Jewish Conference Held in Budapest

July 20, 1962
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There are 80,000 Jews now living in Hungary, according to figures given this week to the annual conference of the Social-Cultural Union of Hungarian Jews. A report on that conference, held in Budapest, reached here today. Dr. Endre Shosh, president of the Hungarian Jewish organization, made the report on the country’s current Jewish population.

The Budapest conference was attended by 120 delegates from the Jewish communities in Hungary. The main body of the report by Dr. Shosh dealt with the activities of Hungarian Jewish institutions which, he said, were being supported by state funds.

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