Prime Minister Viktor Orbán - Photo: PMO

Orbán in talks with head of Israeli conservative foundation

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán held talks with Amiad Cohen, CEO of the conservative Tikvah Fund Israel, in his office on Thursday, the PM's press chief said.

Cohen is visiting Hungary at the invitation of the Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation (EMIH) and with the purpose of getting to know more about the work of the Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC) and boosting Hungarian-Israeli right-wing ties in education and publishing.

Orban and Cohen’s meeting was also attended by Balazs Orban, the PM’s political director and chairman of the MCC’s board of trustees.

Tikvah Fund is a registered conservative non-profit foundation supporting Israel and Jewish conservatives. Its Israeli subsidiary, Tikvah Fund Israel, focuses mainly on promoting education with a conservative vision, the translation of books and training the next generation of conservative politicians.

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