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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Hungarian official rejects anti-Semitism charges in Kertesz case

JTA March 7, 2012

PRAGUE -- A Hungarian government official rejected charges of anti-Semitism in the asylum case of Hungarian-Jewish writer Akos Kertesz. Following Kertesz's political asylum request last week to Canada, the head of the ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrat...

Writer Akos Kertesz seeks political asylum

JTA March 5, 2012

Award-winning Hungarian-Jewish writer Akos Kertesz has confirmed that he has applied for political asylum in Canada. Harassment and threats following the author’s controversial statements about Hungary's role in the Holocaust have led him to seek asylum...

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