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Sweden

Swedish Jewish Community op-ed: “Introduce a new form of school to secure Jewish life”

The Swedish Jewish Community recently published an op-ed in the newspaper "Svenska Dagbladet" concerning the new regulations in the Education Act that pose a threat to the future of Jewish schools and pre-schools in Sweden.

Swedish Jewish Community condemns the burning of a Quran in Stockholm

On the occasion of the burning of a Quran outside a mosque in Stockholm, the Swedish Jewish Community expressed its solidarity with the Muslim population.

Swedish Task Force for Jewish Life holds first official meeting discussing safety and security

The task force for Jewish Life in Sweden held its first official meeting. More than 30 participants gathered to collaborate and engage in open dialogue.

Solna District Court accuses men of incitement and death threats against Jews

A 57-year-old Swedish man is charged with inciting Jews as a group in several posts on social media. He has also called for the murder of Jews and their children.

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.

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