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Hungary’s Jews Face Down New Extremism

posted on December 19, 2012

Jobbik, Hungary’s far-right party, has called for a list of prominent Jews to be drawn up in the wake of Israel’s recent conflict with Gaza, reports Marton Dunai of Reuters. In Hungary, a country facing grave economic problems, Jobbik is the third largest party in Parliament and has much support from young voters. However, their anti-Semitism could hurt them. “Anti-Semitism gets far fewer votes,” said Republikon Institute Director Csaba Toth. 

Read at Reuters