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Opposition backs candidate despite anti-Semitic slurs

Monday, August 24th, 2020

A conservative liberal Jewish pundit finds it nauseating that opposition parties are willing to support what he calls an anti-Semitic, racist candidate in the October by-election in the district of Szerencs in north-east Hungary. READ MORE

New synagogue inaugurated in Kecskemét

Monday, July 6th, 2020

A Jewish news portal welcomes the opening of the new synagogue and finds no problem with the fact that the Prime Minister’s name is inscribed on the inaugural marble plaque. READ MORE

Debate over free speech and censorship

Monday, May 18th, 2020

The leading pro-government daily accuses ‘George Soros and his network’, in a series of articles, of censoring Facebook content and limiting free speech. A liberal commentator finds the accusations absurd. A neoliberal pundit notes that free speech is under threat throughout Europe. READ MORE

Restrictions on movement to fight the virus pandemic

Monday, March 30th, 2020

As the government announces a partial curfew in an effort to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, commentators ponder the implications for the pandemic and the lives of ordinary Hungarians. READ MORE

Weeklies on the state of emergency

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Weeklies and weekend editions of dailies ponder the economic and social implications of the coronavirus emergency, including discussion of the extension of the state of emergency. READ MORE

Anti-Zionist reform Judaism gains momentum

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

A conservative historian attributes the increasing popularity of anti-Zionist views in the main left-leaning Jewish organization to ideological and political considerations. READ MORE

Hungary vetoes EU condemnation of US policy on Israel

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

A neoconservative pundit welcomes Hungary’s preliminary veto of an EU declaration condemning a recent statement by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, which recognised the Jewish settlements in the West Bank as legal. READ MORE

Hungarian government accused of supporting Turkish incursion in Syria

Friday, October 18th, 2019

A neoconservative pundit lambasts Hungary for not objecting to the Turkish invasion of Kurdish territories in Syria. A conservative commentator takes up the government’s defence. READ MORE

NGOs seen as accomplices of human traffickers

Saturday, July 6th, 2019

Hungary’s neo-conservative news site claims that the NGO rescue ships in the Mediterranean cause more deaths in their naïve efforts to save lives. READ MORE

Jewish site criticises US college admission policies

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

A conservative author believes that the diversity principle applied in American university admission procedures is no better than the Numerus Clausus Act introduced in Hungary in 1920 to reduce the percentage of Jewish students. READ MORE