Are the goblins in 'Hogwarts Legacy' antisemitic?

 

"Hogwarts Legacy" goblin.

(JTA) - When people enter the world of "Hogwarts Legacy," the blockbuster video game that was officially released on Friday, they will find themselves immersed in the fictional universe of "Harry Potter" - and face-to-face with an alleged antisemitic caricature. 

The narrative of the game centers on a goblin rebellion in the 1890s, about a century before the fantasy books take place. Some who have had an early look at the game have echoed longstanding concerns that the creatures' prominent hook noses, and their role in the "Harry Potter" universe running the wizard bank, Gringotts, teeter...



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