Korean Americans Defend the Image of Jews in Comics

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wall-of-the-jews.jpgKorean Americans make an unusual source for bringing awareness about an anti-semitic cartoon, but there it is:

Anti-Jewish cartoon angers L.A. Koreans
Another strip shows a newspaper, magazine, TV and radio with the description: “In a word, American public debate belongs to the Jews, and it’s no exaggeration to say that U.S. media are the voice of the Jews.”

The book, written by South Korean university professor Lee Won-bok, is part of a series called “Distant Countries and Neighboring Countries,” which is intended to teach youngsters about other countries. The series has sold more than 10 million copies.

And now, from a less unusual source: Wiesenthal Center denounces Nazi-like depiction of Jews by one of Korea’s most prolific and popular authors.

-Elizabeth Chou