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Sweden

Sweden urges visits to Holocaust memorials to tackle neo-Nazi rise

The Swedish government said it wants as many young people as possible to visit Holocaust memorial sites to tackle antisemitism in the Nordic nation.

Teens apologise for bomb threat against Malmö Jewish centre

The Jewish community centre Malmö received an apology from two kids who made a bomb threat to the centre in December.

In Malmö, a Rabbi and Imam seed trust with grassroots project

“We want to create a better civil society for everyone,” said Rabbi David Moshe Hacohen “If we succeed, the city of Malmö could show the way for a viable future in Europe."

Jewish community leader attacks attempt to ban mosque calls to prayer in Sweden

Aron Verständig, President of the Council of Swedish Jewish Communities, criticised a debate started by the leader of the country’s Christian Democrats to ban the Muslim call to prayer.

Sweden’s Social Democrats pledge to ban religious schools

Sweden’s governing Social Democrats pledged to ban religious schools in an effort to combat segregation. It is not thought that the country's single Jewish school will be affected by any proposed ban.

Google shows far-right list of Swedish Jews in top searches

Google is facing criticism in Sweden for its failure to remove from its top search results antisemitic lists of local Jews and antisemitic videos.

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