The Jewish Agency for Israel has opened an office in Budapest to coordinate its activities and those of the World Zionist Organization in Hungary, Hadashot reported this week.
The announcement was made by Simcha Dinitz, chairman of the WZO-Jewish Agency Executive.
The Jewish Agency has five emissaries in Hungary, teaching at Jewish schools and working with Jewish youth. The new office is located in the Jewish community building.
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee also has opened an office in Budapest, which is to be officially dedicated on Friday. In July, the World Jewish Congress opened an office in the Hungarian capital.
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