Mazsihisz, the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities, elected on Sunday professor Andor Grosz its new president, the federation said on its website.
Grosz was elected with 70 votes out of 107 to serve as Mazsihisz’s president over the next four years, replacing Andras Heisler whose mandate has expired, it said.
The new president said he wants to work in an environment where there is peace and calm without which progress was impossible to make.
He thanked all those who voted for him.
Grosz served before as the head of the board of Holocaust Documentation Center and Memorial Collection Public Foundation in Budapest.