A personal quest becomes political, as Prime Minister Viktor Orbán transforms a once-flourishing democracy into the vanguard of new European authoritarian nationalism. A report for Hungary’s National Day.
The troubling rise of ‘Alternative for Germany’
Former right-winger gets ‘really serious’ about his unexpected Jewish heritage
This weekend’s elections cemented the neo-fascist movement’s political role
A visit to Kiev’s Jewish institutions reveals Jews there are less concerned about their neighbors at home than the bully next door
Many worry it will be window-dressing for politicians who want to be seen remembering the Shoah but ignore today’s anti-Semitism
The New York Times launches interactive inquiry for 2014
Plus Hungarian anti-Semite embraces Jewish heritage, and more in the news
Hungary’s Ivan Fischer premieres new opera based on historic blood libel
WJC chief waffles after condemning Hungarian PM’s inaction
Top U.S. military brass not so certain a strike will work
Far-right-wing Hungarian politician gets some unpleasant news
Hungary’s far-right activists used to rally in the streets. Now they’re in parliament, where their party, Jobbik, is stoking hatred of Jews and Roma.
Hungary has made a hard turn to the political right, but Holocaust survivor Karl Pfeifer, who in three decades of journalism has assailed Hungarian communists and Austrian fascists, refuses to let anti-Semitism return unchecked
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