- 17 Sep 2014 9:00 AM
Zoltai, who headed the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities (Mazsihisz) until his appointment, was asked to advise cabinet chief János Lázár from September on matters of dispute with the Jewish community.
Szabó said it would have been “irresponsible “ to reject the government’s call when it seeks to have advice from someone with extensive experience in Hungarian Jewish matters. He praised Zoltai for his “exceptional” knowledge of Hungary’s Jewish community.
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