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Israeli reporters met with antisemitism and October 7 denial in Malmö ahead of Eurovision 2024

“Pigs are much better than Jews. If it were up to me, there would be no Jews left on this earth,” said a man to the Israeli reporters in Malmö.

Report reveals that an Iranian couple planned to murder Swedish Jews in 2021

An Iranian couple is said to have planned to murder three Swedish Jews in 2021, including the President of the Official Council of Swedish Jewish Communities, Aron Verständig.

Calls to rename street in Sundsvall honouring politician with antisemitic past

A political dispute has erupted over a street named after Arthur Engberg, a former Social Democrat with a history of antisemitic views.

Swedish police foil attack on Israeli Embassy in Stockholm

Israel’s Ambassador to Sweden Ziv Nevo Kulman said “Israel will not be intimidated by terror” in the aftermath of the incident.

Swedish National Agency for Education to survey antisemitism in schools across the country

The purpose of the survey is to investigate the experiences of children, students, and school staff regarding contemporary antisemitism attitudes and incidents.

Swedish government to enhance Jewish life knowledge in adult education centers

"To combat antisemitism, we need to increase awareness of Jewish culture and life among adults in Sweden", said the Minister of Education Mats Persson.

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