A History of the Jews of Hungary

Event Time
1:00 PM
Blady, Ken
AJU's Familian Campus

15600 Mulholland Drive
Bel Air, 90077 

Event Details
In this class, we will explore the following themes: The Jews of Pannonia before the Magyar invasion; Hungarian Jewry under Ottomans and Hapsburgs; Cossack pogroms, and the mass migration of Ukrainian and Polish Jewry to Central Europe; Life and times of the Chasam Sofer; Munkacs, Satmar, and the rise of militant anti-Zionism among Hungarian chareidim; Hungarian Jewry and the rise of political anti-Semitism (19th century); Assimilationist trends among Jewish elites in the late 19th century Budapest; The controversy of the “Kasztner train” out of Auschwitz; “Marranos” under Communist repression in the post WWII period; ”Goy Columns”: The Rise of the fascistic Jobbik, post-1990.
Event Contact
Contact Name
Whizin Center for Continuing Education
Phone Number
(310) 440-1572
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