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Netanyahu: Hungarians, Israelis More United than Ever

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.10.13.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a letter, thanked Prime Minister Viktor Orbán for his New Year’s wishes to the Jewish community, saying that the partnership between Israel and Hungary had brought the two governments and nations closer together than ever before, the PM’s press chief said.

Netanyahu said he was certain that Israel and Hungary’s improving relations would yield “tangible advantages” for the two countries’ future generations.

The Israeli premier expressed appreciation for Hungary’s consistent support for Israel at European and international forums and wished Hungarians good health, prosperity and peace for the coming year.

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Hungarian Jews can live in safety, their cultural live are thriving, but there would be a lot more to do, and unfortunately Hungarians still score high in xenophobia, says Péter Kirschner, leader of the Hungarian Jewish Cultural Association (MAZSIKE), the first, biggest and neutral Hungarian Jewish cultural organization, and manager of a number of important […]Continue reading

In the featured photo illustration: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in 2018. Photo by Szilárd Koszticsák/MTI