A delegation of Hungarian diplomats pledged continued support of Israel and the Hungarian Jewish community at a meeting with Chabad leaders in Crown Heights.
On Tuesday, Dr. Laszlo Szabo, Hungarian Ambassador to the United States, met with a delegation of Chabad Leaders led by Merkos vice-chairman Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky. Together with Dr. Szabo were Hungarian Consul General Istvan Paasztor and Consul Viktor Janzso.
Ambassador Szabo spoke of the many accomplishments of Hungarian Jews in all sectors, including sports, medicine, science, and arts. He thanked the Chabad delegates for the impact that shluchim to Hungary have made on Jewish regrowth in the region.
The Hungarian contingent discussed the realities of the Jewish communities in Hungary and pledged the government’s continued support for Jewish life in the country and staunch friendship with Israel.