Mazsihisz, the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities, elected on Sunday professor Andor Grósz its new president, the federation said on its website. Grósz was elected with 70 votes out of 107 to serve as Mazsihisz’s president in the next four years, replacing András Heisler whose mandate has expired, it said. The new president said he wants to work in an environment where there is peace and calm without which progress was impossible to make. He thanked all those who voted for him. Grósz served before as the head of the board of Holocaust Documentation Centre and Memorial Collection Public Foundation in Budapest.