Hungarian Language Program Update

The January 8, 2018 meeting at Arlington Central Library from 6pm IS CANCELLED due to weather conditions. 

NEW MEETING DATE AND TIME: The Kossuth Foundation will hold an organizational meeting for those interested in attending Hungarian language evening/weekend classes in the spring on January 13, 2018 between 1- 2PM at the Kossuth House (2001 Massachusetts Ave, NW. Washingon DC 20036) close to Dupont Circle. All interested students are encouraged to attend. If there is enough interest we hope to offer beginner, advanced beginner, intermediate and advanced class this spring.

 

Foundation Reacquires the Kossuth House

Silverback Development                 Kossuth Foundation

Silverback Development Enters Joint Venture with Kossuth Foundation to Restore the Kossuth House at 2001 Massachusetts Avenue


Partnership will renovate and restore property as part of Kossuth Foundation’s creation of Hungarian-American Heritage Center

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Silverback Development, a forward-thinking real estate organization specializing in the creation of distinctive urban properties, announced on December 8, 2017 its entry into a joint venture with the Kossuth Foundation. The joint venture has acquired and intends to restore the Kossuth House at 2001 Massachusetts Avenue NW in Washington, D.C.’s flourishing Dupont Circle neighborhood.

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Obituary - Mr. John K. Morey

(with corrections to the telephone number, dates, and times)

It gives us great sadness to report that Mr. John K. Morey passed away on Wednesday evening, December 6, 2017, of a sudden heart attack. John was one of the longest serving Board Members, and onetime Chairman of the original Hungarian Reformed Federation of America.

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Obituary - Rev. Imre A. Bertalan

Rev. Imre A. Bertalan, 67, of Ligonier, died Tuesday, August 29, 2017 in Latrobe, PA. He was Chairman of the Board of the Kossuth Foundation when he passed away.

As a policy holder in the Hungarian Reformed Federation of America when it merged with GBU Beneficial Life, Rev. Bertalan was a member of the Kossuth Foundation from its inception in 2011. He also served as our host for Board Meetings that took place frequently at the Bethlen Home in Ligonier, PA.

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Updates from the Foundation

Here are updates on two topics relevant to the Hungarian-American community in general, and to our Foundation members in particular:  the Hungarian Diaspora Regional Meeting and the Kossuth House Litigation.

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Hungarian Language Program Update

Our advanced and beginner adult Hungarian language classes just ended for the semester, and an intermediate course is set to start for a short, 5-week session over the summer.  

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Hungarian Films to be Featured at DC Festival

Two Hungarian films will be featured at this month's Washington Jewish Film Festival.  The two Hungarian films, "1945" and "Keep Quiet", will be among the many films to be presented in the DC metro area from May 17-28.

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A New Home for Hungary's Masterpieces

Nestled in the ancient cradle of Europe's Carpathian Basin, Hungary is a land of fertile plains, vineyards, paprika, and castles. It is also the homeland of stunning masterpiece paintings whose beauty rivals even the greatest European opuses of Monet and Cézanne, such as works by Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka, “Pilgrimage to the Cedars in Lebanon” (1907), and Pál Szinyei Merse “The Lark” (1882).

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Hungarian Language Program Update

The January 8, 2018 meeting at Arlington Central Library from 6pm IS CANCELLED due to weather conditions. 

NEW MEETING DATE AND TIME: The Kossuth Foundation will hold an organizational meeting for those interested in attending Hungarian language evening/weekend classes in the spring on January 13, 2018 between 1- 2PM at the Kossuth House (2001 Massachusetts Ave, NW. Washingon DC 20036) close to Dupont Circle. All interested students are encouraged to attend. If there is enough interest we hope to offer beginner, advanced beginner, intermediate and advanced class this spring.

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