The Hungarian Jewish Prayer Association (ZSIMA) stands for the sanctity of the family and the basic principles of human dignity.
By signing the declaration of Hungarian religious organizations dated December 9, 2021, ZSIMA also considers the protection of family values to be essential. A joint declaration to this effect was originally signed by the Catholic, Protestant, Jewish and Orthodox Churches, namely the Hungarian Catholic Bishops’ Conference, the Hungarian Reformed Church, the Hungarian Evangelical Church, the Hungarian Baptist Church, the Hungarian Pentecostal Church, the Hungarian Methodist Church, the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Buda, the Constantinople Universal Patriarchate – Orthodox Exarchate of Hungary, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church of Hungary, the Romanian Orthodox Diocese of Hungary, the Hungarian Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), the Hungarian Unitarian Church of Hungary, the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities, and the Association of Hungarian Jewish Communities.
The Hungarian Jewish Prayer Association advocates for the protection of families according to the Torah and the Holy Scriptures, based on religious Neolog values.
The joint statement proclaims, among other things:
„We, the undersigned representatives of the Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox churches and Jewish congregations, in preparation for Christmas and in the light of the Hanukkah candles, and in response to the growing social debate in recent times, hereby reaffirm the importance of the Jewish and Christian values of marriage, family and human dignity.”
ZSIMA declared in its statement:
We believe that all human beings are equal and have equal dignity, but that the fulfillment of human existence is ensured by a loving family and marriage relationship between a man and a woman, accompanied by the blessing of children and the Eternal.