teaching korean youngsters... the anti-semitic way

Korean American community leaders are planning to launch a protest against the publisher of a popular South Korean comic book that contains anti-Semitic images: Anti-Semitic cartoon spurs Korean outrage. The book was written by South Korean university professor Lee Won-bok, and is part of a series of comics that tries to teach youngsters about other countries. The problem is...
One comic strip in the book shows a man climbing a hill and then facing a brick wall with a Star of David and a STOP sign in front.

"The final obstacle to success is always a fortress called Jews," a translation says.

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."

Cooper, who learned of the book from bloggers in Seoul, said some of the cartoons "echo classic Nazi canards" by "recycling various Jewish conspiracies."
It seems that Professor Lee has been taking a few cues from Adolf Hitler. Not the kind of misinformation you want to be teaching impressionable young Korean kids. Unfortunately, the series has sold more than 10 million copies.

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