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Sweden

Jews fight against Swedish party’s call to ban circumcision

Swedish Jews joined the country’s Muslim community in protesting the call by a major political party to ban all non-medical circumcisions.

Swedish imam fined for calling Jews “offspring of pigs and apes”

A Swedish imam was fined about 250 euros for hate speech for calling Jews the “offspring of apes and pigs” during an anti-Israel demonstration two years ago.

Swedish neo-Nazis disrupt exhibition of Holocaust survivors’ portraits

Neo-Nazis in the Swedish city of Visby blocked the entrance to an exhibition of portraits of Holocaust survivors and intimidated visitors already viewing the display.

Security concerns may end Malmö’s Jewish community by 2029

The Jewish Community of Malmö, Sweden, may need to dissolve itself by 2029 unless its current circumstances change.

Malmö now favourite city to host new Swedish Holocaust museum

Malmö is now favourite in the bidding to host Sweden's new national Holocaust museum, with the head of Stockholm's Jewish Museum giving the southern city her blessing.

Conference on twenty years of the Stockholm declaration to take place in October 2020

Sweden will host an international conference on twenty years of the Stockholm declaration, which resulted in the foundation of IHRA.

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