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  • Hungarian Review Publishes Fifth Issue in 2017

    October 9, 2017

    Washington, DC – The “Hungarian Review”, the English-language affiliate of the bi-monthly journal Magyar Szemle, edited by Gyula Kodolányi and John O’Sullivan, has published its fifth issue for 2017. More...
  • Hungarian American Coalition Announces Recipients of Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarships for 2017-2018

    October 6, 2017

    Washington, DC – Forty-three students have been awarded Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. More...
  • Ambassadors of the Future raise $15,000 for the Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarship Fund

    October 4, 2017

    Washington, DC – On September 23, 2017, California-based The Ambassadors of the Future (AF) hosted a Benefit Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel (Beverly Hills, CA) and raised $15,000 in support of the Hungarian American Coalition's (Coalition) Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarship Fund (BFHSF). More...
  • Classes Begin at Hungarian High School in Târgu Mureș, Romania

    September 14, 2017

    Compromise Solution Follows Protests by Community,  Hungarian Foreign Ministry More...
  • Ambassadors of the Future hosts benefit Gala honoring the Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarship Fund

    September 13, 2017

    Washington, DC – The Ambassadors of the Future 501(c)(3) non-profit organization will host a benefit Gala honoring the Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarship Fund (BFHSF) on September 23, 2017 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel’s Le Grand Trianon Ballroom (Beverly Hills, CA). The proceeds of the event will be awarded to BFHSF, which provides monthly financial assistance to qualified Hungarian university students studying in Hungary, Romania, Ukraine, Slovakia, Serbia, and the United States. More...
  • In Memoriam Rev. Imre Bertalan Jr. 1949-2017

    September 7, 2017

    Washington, DC – Members of the Hungarian American Coalition (Coalition) are deeply saddened to learn that Coalition Board Member Rev. Imre Bertalan Jr., Executive Director of Bethlen Communities, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was 67 years old.  His absence represents a major loss for the Hungarian-American community at large, where his measured voice carried far beyond his immediate surroundings in Pennsylvania. More...
  • Hungarian Review Publishes Fourth Issue in 2017

    August 17, 2017

    The “Hungarian Review”, the English-language affiliate of the bi-monthly journal Magyar Szemle, edited by Gyula Kodolányi and John O’Sullivan, has published its fourth issue for 2017.  More...
  • Hungarian American Coalition Joins Friends of Hungary Foundation

    July 10, 2017

    Washington, DC – On June 26, the Executive Committee of the Hungarian American Coalition (Coalition) voted to join the Friends of Hungary Foundation as a partner organization.   More...
  • Hungarian Review Publishes Third Issue in 2017

    June 20, 2017

    Washington, DC – The “Hungarian Review”, the English-language affiliate of the bi-monthly journal Magyar Szemle, edited by Gyula Kodolányi and John O’Sullivan, has published its third issue for 2017.  More...
  • Hungarian Americans Together Conference Held at Marymount University in Arlington, VA – May 19 – 21

    May 26, 2017

    Washington, DC - The tenth Hungarian Americans Together conference (HATOG X) was held in the Washington, DC area on May 19-21, 2017.  HATOG is generally held annually, in a different U.S. city, to provide a forum for Hungarian organizations that work to maintain Hungarian heritage and culture in their communities. More...
  • Annual Gala Honors Ambassador April H. Foley

    May 21, 2017

    Washington, DC - On May 19, 2017, the Hungarian American Coalition (Coalition) honored Ambassador April H. Foley, U.S. Ambassador to Hungary between 2006 and 2009 and Chair of the Board of Trustees of The Hungary Initiatives Foundation (HIF), at its 13th annual Gala Dinner.   More...
  • Hungarian Review Publishes Second 2017 Issue

    April 17, 2017

    Washington, DC – The “Hungarian Review”, the English-language affiliate of the bi-monthly journal Magyar Szemle, edited by Gyula Kodolányi and John O’Sullivan, has published its second issue for 2017.  More...
  • Hungarian American Coalition Receives $100,000 grant from the Hungary Initiatives Foundation

    March 29, 2017

    Washington, DC – The Hungarian American Coalition (Coalition) has received a grant of $100,000 from the Hungary Initiatives Foundation (HIF) to underwrite its Coalition Internship Program (CIP) through December 2017.   More...
  • Hungarian American Coalition Leaders Attend D.C. Regional Diaspora Conference

    March 18, 2017

    Washington, DC – On March 11, 2017, the Second Regional Diaspora Meeting took place at the Embassy of Hungary in Washington D.C. Approximately 40 Hungarian American community leaders attended the conference, representing organizations based in the South and the Washington D.C. area.  Several Hungarian American Coalition (Coalition) leaders participated, including: President Andrea Lauer Rice, President Emeritus Max Teleki, Vice President Stefan Fedor and Board members László Hámos and Erika Fedor.   More...
  • Hungarian Review Publishes First 2017 Issue

    February 2, 2017

    Washington, DC - The "Hungarian Review", the English-language affiliate of the bi-monthly journal Magyar Szemle, edited by Gyula Kodolányi and John O'Sullivan, has published its first issue for 2017. As in the previous two issues, this one also has a section devoted to the 1956 Hungarian revolution, including a contribution by Julius (Gyula) Várallyay, Board Member of the Hungarian American Coalition (Coalition). More...
  • U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur Receives Hungarian State Award

    January 27, 2017

    Washington, DC — Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) was awarded the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary on January 24, 2017. The award, presented in Washington D.C. by Ambassador Réka Szemerkényi on behalf of Dr. János Áder, President of Hungary, recognizes Ms. Kaptur’s years of service on behalf of her constituents in Ohio, which has the second largest concentration of citizens of Hungarian descent in the U.S. More...
  • Coalition President Attends Inaugural Events

    January 24, 2017

    Washington, DC – Coalition President Andrea Lauer Rice and her husband Barton Rice attended several events in the nation’s capital this weekend at the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States.  More...


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Life Insurance Policies Issued by the Hungarian Reformed Federation of America (HRFA)

The Hungarian Reformed Federation of America (HRFA) fraternal insurance company’s business was taken over by the Greater Beneficial Union (GBU). GBU is located at 4254 Saw Mill Run Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15227.

For all matters related to HRFA, please contact GBU at 1-800-765-4428

Bethlen Gábor Kollégium

The Coalition accepts donations to support Két Fűzfa Egyesület’s goal of establishing an endowment fund which will support the Bethlen Gábor Kollégium (BGK) of Nagyenyed (Aiud), Romania, through donations and sponsorships. Please find a short video and read more information on BGK here.