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Government and Opposition trade accusations of anti-Semitism

Monday, February 25th, 2019

Left-wing and liberal commentators claim that the government’s philosemitic and pro-Israel messages are just window-dressing. A pro-government columnist finds it outrageous that the Left is willing to cooperate with the Jobbik party. A centrist pundit thinks that it is good news that all mainstream parties try to disavow anti-Semitism. READ MORE

American campaign strategist on the Soros-campaign

Monday, January 28th, 2019

A left-wing analyst and a liberal weekly comment on the the anti-Soros campaign and accuse the government of cynical fear-mongering and using anti-Semitic tropes. READ MORE

A liberal take on the Left’s alleged anti-Semitism

Friday, January 25th, 2019

A liberal commentator thinks that the Hungarian government is accusing the Left of anti-Semitism for purely strategic purposes. He also claims that, in the meantime, the government side relies on anti-Semitic tropes. READ MORE

Left accused of whitewashing Jobbik’s racism

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

A pro-government commentator claims that Jobbik has remained an anti-Semitic party, and finds it nauseating that the Left is willing to cooperate with the party, nonetheless. READ MORE

Ruminations on Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

A left-wing commentator blames the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre on right-wing politicians and media. A conservative pundit thinks that the US has lost its claim to being the exception. READ MORE

MAZSIHISZ opens to secular Jews

Monday, July 9th, 2018

The Chairman of the Association of Hungarian Jewish Faith Communities (MAZSIHISZ) argues in favour of broadening its ranks to non-believing Jews. He warns that, if they do not, the organisation risks disappearing from the scene. READ MORE

Fidesz accused of anti-Semitism again

Friday, April 20th, 2018

As the government pledges to fight anti-Semitism and other forms of racism, a group of western European intellectuals accuses Fidesz of anti-Semitism. A left-wing columnist agrees, the two pro-government dailies protest. READ MORE

Democratic Coalition’s politician on ‘caftan Jews’

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Right-wing pundits lambast a Democratic Coalition luminary for his controversial comments on atheism and Orthodox Jews. READ MORE

Israel supplied material for the Soros campaign

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

A left-wing columnist lambasts Israel for supporting the right-wing Hungarian government in its effort to delegitimise George Soros and the NGOs sponsored by him. READ MORE

Fidesz MP accused of anti-Semitic mockery

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Left-wing commentators interpret a Fidesz MP’s joke as anti-Semitic. Pro-government pundits think that the accusations are exaggerated and politically motivated. READ MORE