Historic Churches Address March Of The Living For The First Time

2016. április 18., tags: holocaust

Chief Rabbi Róbert Frölich said that although the Synagogue and the Basilica are just a few minutes’ walk apart, “there were times when the sobbing of the Synagogue and the cries for help from Jews who were to be sent to die fell on deaf ears and closed doors.”

Balogh Addresses Roma Commemoration

2015. május 18., tags: roma ministry, holocaust

Tragedies like the Roma Holocaust will only be unrepeatable if there is a culture of respect and if the mainstream and Roma “learn together, work together, live together and think together,” the minister of human resources said.

Looking back at 2014

2015. január 14., tags: 2014, accra confession, general synod, holocaust, partnerchurches, synod2014, elections, church revision committee

We ushered in the New Year full of thanksgiving for the things that happened within the Reformed Church in Hungary. Looking back at 2014, some of the highlights include:Unity and Solidarity, Parnerships, Communication campaigns, Syond Meeting, international Guests, Revision and Research reports, New translation edition of the Bible and Calvin Insitutes, the Holocust Jubilee, 10 years of the Accra Confession, Church Electoins and other events.

The Path We Turn To

2014. március 21., tags: conference, holocaust, protestant/jewish relations, károli gáspár university

The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Zsolt Németh, opened the Károli Gáspár University conference on Judaism in Hungary in the 20th and 21st centuries with this sentiment: “You cannot address the bright future without the dark past,” however he continued, “That future is at risk when in the name of Christianity, people speak from the dark past…from a place of intolerance...” In his speech, the state secretary stressed that anti-Semitism is both anti-democratic and anti-Hungarian, as well.

Common Past of Jews and Reformed

2014. március 18., tags: protestant/jewish relations, ecumenical relations, holocaust, csenger

The Jas Vasem Institution in Jerusalem welcomed a delegation from the Csenger Reformed Congregation with a ceremony to commemorate the unique material that the delegation contributed to the Institution's collection, which helped elaborate on the common past of the reformed and Jewish from Csenger.

“Anne Frank- History for Today” traveling exhibition opened at Dóczy High School of the Reformed College in Debrecen

2014. március 11., tags: holocaust, protestant/jewish relations, exhibition, anne frank

"History is the master of life and we should let the past to show us a way for a more humane and pure future. The past should not be deleted, but from it we should learn how not to commit its faults again," said István Derencsényithe notary of the Transtibiscan Reformed Church District in his words of greeting at the opening gala of the traveling Anne Frank exhibition. He also highlighted that survival depends on remembrance and reminding, because history is needed today. We cannot forget what happened in the past in favor of our future.

Statement of the Hungarian Council of Christians and Jews

2014. február 27., tags: protestant/jewish relations, council for christians and jews, holocaust, statement

In response to the controversy surrounding the Holocaust Memorial Year in Hungary, the Council of Christians and Jews, representing the member Jewish organizations and Christian churches in Hungary, has released a statement.

Director of Reformed Roma Collegium Honored with Wallenberg Award

2013. január 28., tags: holocaust, Wallenberg Award, raoul wallenberg, uhrin anikó

Anikó Uhrin, Director of the István Wáli Reformed Roma Collegium, is among the most recent recipients of the annual Wallenberg Award, presented to individuals whose life and work is dedicated to helping those living in discrimination.

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