Hungary's Anti-Semitic Right-Wing Gets Support From University Students

06/03/2010 10:25 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In April's nationwide election, Hungary lurched dramatically to the right, with Jobbik capturing 17 percent of the vote. A maverick newcomer to Hungarian politics, the ultranationalist, explicitly anti-Semitic Jobbik traces its beginnings to the history departments of two universities: the privately owned, Calvinist-oriented Karoli Gaspar and the prestigious, state-run Eotvos Lorand, Hungary's biggest and oldest university.

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