PM Stefan Löfven addressed the Jewish community of Sweden at the Great Synagogue in Stockholm, in a ceremony marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
The house of a politician who has been the target of antisemitic harassment was set on fire in the Southern Swedish city of Lund.
Swedish prosecutors appealed to their country’s Supreme Court against a lower tribunal’s decision not to deport a Palestinian immigrant who firebombed a synagogue.
The far right Sweden Democrats party submitted a draft motion calling for a ban on non-medical circumcision of boys, which the text defined as “backward child abuse."
A Swedish court of appeals overturned a deportation order against a Palestinian man who firebombed a synagogue, saying he would be "in danger from Israel" because of his crime if sent to the Palestinian Authority.
Sweden has become the latest European country to have its political order shaken by a backlash against large-scale immigration, with voters giving a boost to a far-right party and weakening the more established ones.