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Mickey Mouse’s Magyar Roots?
Mickey Mouse’s Magyar Roots?

To state that the mother of Mickey Mouse was Hungarian might be stretching it a little…Yet, without Margaret Winkler’s visionary sense for art and business, Walt Disney may have never emerged to the kingdom of the Hollywood film industry almost a hundred years ago, flourishing even posthumously to the present day.  This amazing discovery was not heralded by some Hungarian publication, but by the very popular American magazine Newsweek, in December 2019, under the title: “The Hungarian Immigrant Who Funded Walt Disney”.

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Olga Vállay Szokolay

Rev. Kiss Gábor, SJ – May He Rest in Peace!

Rev. Kiss Gábor, SJ
Rev. Kiss Gábor, SJ – May He Rest in Peace!

Although he spent only 19 years of his long priestly service as Pastor at Szt. Margit Church in Yonkers, many of us from the New York area still remember Fr. Kiss (sometimes spelled Kish), who passed away on December 23rd, 2019.  (Szt. Margit Church was closed in 2007.)

 

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Cafe Budapest
For the 67th time, the Pannonia Hungarian-American Club will be hosting its fund-raiser "Cafe Budapest" to support college students of Hungarian by offering scholarships.   See the full story...