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Sweden

Woman kicked off Swedish “Big Brother” for antisemitism

A contestant on Sweden’s version of “Big Brother” was removed from the show after she made an antisemitic statement on-air.

Sweden’s largest church supports Jewish and Muslim circumcision

Sweden’s largest church is supporting a parent’s right to have non-medical circumcision performed on boys for religious reasons.

Swedish Jewish woman, 60, fights off three attackers

A Jewish woman about 60 years old was robbed of her Star of David pendant and insulted for being Jewish after fighting off three bag snatchers near an ATM in Sweden.

Bag with Star of David and soap left outside Swedish Holocaust exhibition

A bag emblazoned with a Star of David containing soap and antisemitic literature was left outside an exhibition in Sweden about the Holocaust.

Malmö honours Muslim-Jewish organisation

The Swedish city of Malmö has bestowed its Human Rights Award on a rabbi and an imam who have been working together to bridge the gap between the city’s large Muslim population, the Jewish community and the general society.

Malmö invests millions to fight antisemitism

The Swedish city of Malmö, plagued by antisemitism in recent years, has finally decided to allocate funds to fight the phenomenon after an outcry from the local Jewish community.

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