Agudath Israel Meets with Key Hungarian Lawmaker

Clockwise around the Table: Dr. David Moskovits, Dr. Istvan Bajkai, Member of Parliament, Hungary, Thomas Barat, Founder and President, American Hungarian Chamber of Commerce of New York, Reb Shia Markowitz,CEO, Agudath Israel of America, and Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel, Executive Vice President, Agudath Israel of America

Dr. Istvan Bajkai, Vice Chairman of the Committee on Legislation and Member of the Committee on Justice of the Hungarian Parliament, together with Thomas Barat, Founder and President, American Hungarian Chamber of Commerce of New York, and Dr. David Moskovits, visited Agudah headquarters in New York on Thursday, March 7th. They met with Reb Shia Markowitz, CEO of Agudath Israel of America, and Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel, the organization’s executive vice president. Among the topics discussed were the preservation of Orthodox Jewish cemeteries throughout Hungary and the positive climate currently enjoyed by Jews in Hungary, including a report on the successes of the Hungarian Jewish school founded by Dr. Moskovits.