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Sweden

Dolls hanged at Swedish synagogue during Passover investigated as hate crime

Note left refers to holiday as "Jewish celebration of killing thousands of Egyptian children." The Police is investigating the incident as a hate crime.

New report details “structural problem” of antisemitism in Malmö’s schools

A new report by the City of Malmö details the antisemitism and discrimination faced by the city's school-age pupils.

Leading Swedish football club Djurgården adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

Leading Allsvenskan football club Djurgårdens IF has adopted the IHRA working definition of antisemitism.

Swedish Holocaust Museum to open in Stockholm in 2022

The Swedish Government will proceed with the proposal to establish a Swedish Holocaust Museum. It is estimated that the museum will be ready to receive its first visitors in July 2022.

Swedish Jews denounce Malmö Arab Book Fair for selling grossly antisemitic book

The Official Council of Swedish Jewish communities have denounced the Arab Book Fair in the city of Malmö for offering a grossly antisemitic book on sale on its website.

Stockholm gets first Swedish-born rabbi

Mattias Amster became the first rabbi born and raised in Sweden to hold a pulpit in the nation’s capital.

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