A person was removed from a bus in Malmö for wearing a Jewish Symbol

A bus driver in Malmö, Sweden, asked a person wearing a Jewish symbol on a piece of clothing to get off a bus.

More than 1 in 4 hate crimes in Sweden target Jewish community

Antisemitic incidents accounted for 27 percent of all religious hate crimes in 2020 in Sweden, where Jews make up 0.1% of the population.

Jewish organisations criticise Church of Sweden’s ‘Israel apartheid investigation’

The Official Council of Swedish Jewish Communities has criticised a decision by the Church Council of the Church of Sweden to conduct an investigation whether Israel is an "apartheid state."

Sweden’s national theater stages its first-ever Yiddish production

Actors in this weekend’s production of “Waiting for Godot” at the Royal Dramatic Theater in Stockholm performed neither in the classic play’s original English nor in Swedish translation.

Assignment in Swedish teacher guide: Find evidence that the Holocaust never happened

In Sweden, pupils are encouraged to find evidence that the Holocaust never happened, and then defend their point of view.

‘Holocaust was a scam’ projected on Swedish synagogue during International Malmö Forum

Swedish police are investigating how the words “the Holocaust was a scam” were projected onto the main synagogue in Malmö while that city was holding an international forum on combating antisemitism.

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