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May 24, 2012 12:11 pm

Budapest: Bloodied Pigs Tied to Statue of Swedish Hero to Jews

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The memorial of Raoul Wallenberg in Budapest, Hungary. Photo: wiki commons.

A statue of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat who rescued thousands of Jews from the Nazis in Hungary during World War II, was vandalized in Budapest on Tuesday, Army Radio reported.

A group of Conservative rabbis from New York reportedly visited the site and saw five bloody pig legs tied around the statue.

“We must not allow anti-Semitism to raise its ugly head,” said a statement issued Wednesday by Israeli Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar. “We must act determinedly against all incidents of anti-Semitism. We must not make the mistake of taking this lightly. These acts are directly aimed against the Jewish people’s existence.”

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