Zionism in an upper-middle class setting

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Zionism in an upper-middle class setting

On June 4, 1935, Gábor Munk hosted an elegant dinner at his flat in Lipótváros to celebrate the marriage of his niece Éva Kahán to Miklós Speter. The host is seated fourth from the left, wearing glasses. Others are the table, indicated by number, are:

1) Dr. Niszon Kahán (1883 – 1949), a leading official in the Hungarian Zionist Alliance and, formerly, a founder of Makkabea, the Hungarian Zionist students’ organization, and of the Kadimah Jewish boy scout club;

4) Mrs. Kahan, née Gizella Munk (1894–1982), chair of the Women's International Zionist Organization (WIZO) in Hungary for 20 years;

11) Hédy Lindenbaum, whose father, Lipót P. Lindenbaum was one of the leaders of Mizrahi Hungary, a religious Zionist movement;

8) Gábor Munk, himself an active member of the Pro-Palestine Association.