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Joint statement by the Nordic Jewish Communities concerning the proposed anti-circumcision legislation in Iceland

The Jewish Communities in the Nordic countries strongly protest the proposed legislation banning Brit Milah, the Jewish tradition of neonatal circumcision of boys in Iceland.

Finland to probe troops’ alleged role in Holocaust

Finland will investigate evidence suggesting that soldiers of its army were involved in killing Jews during the Holocaust.

Finland bans neo-Nazi group

A court in Finland banned a neo-Nazi group on the grounds of spreading hatred and advocating violence as self-defence.

Yaron Nabornik re-elected president of Finland’s Jewish community

Yaron Nadbornik was re-elected as President of the Central Council of Jewish...

Finnish faith leaders and human rights actors: the Hungarian asylum policy is inhumane and unacceptable

Finnish faith leaders and human rights actors are deeply concerned about decisions...

History of Helsinki’s Jewish sports club chosen as Book of the Year in Finland

The Sports Museum of Finland has chosen as the country’s 2016 Sports...

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