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Rise of Conservative right alarming Hungary’s Jews

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/rise_of_conservative_right_alarming_hungarys_jews_20100325

The radical far-right Jobbik party is poised to emerge in next month's elections in Hungary as a potent force in Parliament, and the prospect is ringing alarm bells in Central Europe's largest Jewish community. "It's scary," said Vera Szekeres-Varsa, a Holocaust survivor and former chair of the Hungarian branch of Amnesty International. "It's not like 60 or 70 years ago, but it's still scary."

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