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  • Time to rethink our “never again” promise…

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    June 4, 2014 | 8:33 am

    “Never again means NEVER AGAIN” – in the past couple of months, I encountered this sentence online more times than I can count. It is usually associated with Israel’s National Holocaust Remembrance Day. We were taught this sentence every year since first grade, when our teacher...

  • Far-right surge expected in European elections

    May 21, 2014 | 11:04 am

    Armed with ropes and long sticks, a group of teens in Germany’s capital headed out under the cover of night. Their goal: to tear down from lampposts the campaign posters of the neo-Nazi National Democratic Party (NDP).

    The young people are one small posse among those who fear...

  • Simon Wiesenthal Center’s top 10 anti-Semitic, anti-Israel slurs of 2013

    December 30, 2013 | 2:42 pm

    1. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Supreme Leader of Iran

    “Rabid dog … its leaders … cannot be called human”

    Even as the world’s top diplomats celebrated a tentative nuclear/sanctions deal that many believe will not stop Iran’s capacity to go nuclear, few leaders condemned Supreme...
  • Jewish groups ask Kerry to fight anti-Semitism in Hungary

    May 16, 2013 | 11:57 am

    A dozen Jewish organizations sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry expressing their concern over the rise of anti-Semitism in Hungary.

    The May 14 letter commended Kerry for his offices’ recent human rights report that detailed the rise of the xenophobic and...

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  • ‘Jews live in fear in Europe,’ European Parliament president says

    January 23, 2013 | 10:47 am

    The president of the European Parliament acknowledged the continent's Jews are living in fear.

    “Yes, Jewish People are living in fear in Europe but this is not 1929, this is 2012,” Martin Schultz said Jan. 22 at a ceremony commemorating Holocaust victims held at the European...

  • Hungarian Jewish body to sue lawmaker for ‘Nazi’ speech

    November 28, 2012 | 10:06 am

    A Hungarian Jewish organization said it will file a complaint against a lawmaker who proposed drawing up a list of “dangerous” Jews in government.

    “There is no alternative to legal recourse now,” the Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation said  Tuesday in a statement about the...

  • Israeli flag burned in front of Budapest synagogue

    October 24, 2012 | 9:28 am

    An Israeli flag was burned in front of a Budapest synagogue reportedly by members of Jobbik, an ultrarightist Hungarian political party.

    Tuesday's incident took place at the Dohany Street Synagogue, in the downtown central part of the Hungarian capital. Jobbik members reportedly...

  • Jobbik official files police complaint against Zuroff

    August 15, 2012 | 2:37 pm

    The vice president of Hungary’s ultranationalist Jobbik Party filed a complaint with police against Nazi hunter Efraim Zuroff for making “false statements.”

    Novak Elod said he filed the complaint in connection with allegations that Zuroff made against war criminal Lazslo Csatary...

  • Leader of anti-Semitic party in Hungary plans Auschwitz trip after learning he’s Jewish

    August 14, 2012 | 1:29 pm

    Following recent revelations that he has Jewish ancestors, a far-right Hungarian politician reportedly will visit Auschwitz.

    Rabbi Shlomo Koves told JTA that he had met with Csanad Szegedi, in Budapest on Aug. 3, and that the Jobbik Party member had said he would take the trip.

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  • Jobbik chief out to prove that Hungarian party isn’t anti-Semitic

    July 2, 2012 | 10:58 am

    Days after one of his colleagues admitted to having Jewish roots, a far-right Hungarian politician challenged the country’s Jewish communal leader to a debate.

    Gabor Vona, the leader of the Hungarian nationalist party Jobbik, said he wants to show Slomo Koves, who heads the Unified...

  • Company probed for certifying Hungarian politician’s racial purity

    June 12, 2012 | 1:55 pm

    Hungary’s Medical Research Council requested an investigation of a company that tested a politician of the extremist right-wing Jobbik party for Jewish or Roma heritage, according to science journal Nature.

    The unnamed lawmaker requested the Nagy Gen Diagnostic and Research...

  • Hitler’s birthday marked by Hungarian, Lithuanian extremists

    April 27, 2011 | 10:54 am

    Right-wing elements in Hungary and Lithuania marked Adolf Hitler’s birthday.

    A Hungarian online news channel backed by the extreme-right party Jobbik aired a segment on Hitler on April 20, the 122nd anniversary of his birth, the French news agency AFP reported. The 30-second piece...

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