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  9/11/2012, Elul 24, 5772

Austrian President Condemns Anti-Semitic Facebook Cartoon

Austria's president Heinz Fischer has denounced far-right Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache for posting an anti-Semitic cartoon on his Facebook page, the Austria Press Agency reported on Sunday. The cartoon depicts a fat banker with a hooked nose and six-point star buttons on his sleeve gorging himself at the expense of a thin man representing "the people."