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Holocaust memorial vandalised in Helsingborg, Sweden

The Raoul Wallenberg sculpture in the Ångfärje Park in Helsingborg, Sweden was vandalised. Police is investigating.

Swedish Jews demand SD party to distance itself from official who disrespected Anne Frank

Official Council of Swedish Jewish Communities President Lena Posner Körösi made a statement demanding the leadership of the Sweden Democrats (SD) party to distance itself from Rebecka Fallenkvist’s degrading comments towards Anne Frank.

Far-right Swedish party official suspended for calling Anne Frank ‘immoral’

A Sweden Democrats official was suspended for making degrading comments about Anne Frank. Her party was founded in the 1980s by people who had been active in right-wing extremist groups, including neo-Nazis.

Swedish court rules that the firing of a Jewish doctor was antisemitic

The Swedish Labor Court determined  that there was no legal justification for the firing of a Jewish neurosurgeon in a drawn-out instance of deeply ingrained antisemitism targeting him at the Karolinska University Hospital near Stockholm.

Sweden appoints Special Investigator to strengthen Jewish life

The Swedish government has appointed Maria Arnholm as a special investigator to strengthen Jewish life in Sweden. The assignment includes mapping obstacles and opportunities, as well as making proposals for a national strategy.

Sweden to appoint Special Investigator to strengthen Jewish life and culture

The Swedish government has decided to appoint a special investigator that will map out obstacles and opportunities for Jewish life in Sweden and make proposals for a national strategy to strengthen Jewish life.

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