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Denmark

Copenhagen Jewish security guard remembered on fifth anniversary of synagogue shooting

A Jewish volunteer security guard is being remembered on the fifth anniversary of his death in a shooting attack at the Great Synagogue in the Danish capital of Copenhagen.

Mossad helped Denmark thwart terror attacks last week

Israel’s Mossad helped Denmark foil a series of terror attacks, providing it with information that led to the arrest of several suspected jihadists.

Steep rise in antisemitic incidents in Denmark over past year

Denmark experienced a 50-percent increase in antisemitic attacks in 2018 over the previous year, a new report from the Danish Jewish community has revealed.

Denmark arrested neo-Nazi over Jewish cemetery attack

Danish police have arrested a prominent neo-Nazi activist and an alleged accomplice after 84 Jewish tombstones were vandalised in the city of Randers.

Jewish graves desecrated in Denmark

Vandals desecrated more than 80 graves at a Jewish cemetery in the western Danish town of Randers, the police said.

Stumbling stones installed in Copenhagen

The first Stolpersteine (stumbling stones) honouring Danish Jews deported to concentration camps during the Holocaust has been laid in Copenhagen.

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