Anti-Jewish tirades at Hungarian newspaper provoke outrage

04.08.2011                      04.Aw-Elul, 5771

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Anti-Jewish tirades at Hungarian newspaper provoke outrage

Jews referred to as ‘stinking excrement’ and ‘Israeli Jewish occupiers’ by columnist for right-wing daily.

Anti-Jewish comments from the Hungarian daily Magyar Hirlap and the passage of a restrictive new media law in early July by Hungary’s conservative government have prompted sharp criticism from American and Austrian media outlets.
Zsolt Bayer, a columnist for the right-wing daily, had referred to Jews as “stinking excrement called something like Cohen.”…