Sweden launches programme to combat antisemitism and Holocaust denial

With surveys showing “lots of Swedish Jews are afraid of showing their Jewishness,” Stockholm has stepped up efforts to teach about the Holocaust as a means of fighting against...

Swedish Institute puts Israel’s foreign ministry and ambassador on social media blacklist

Sweden briefly blocked the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Israel's Ambassador to Sweden Isaac Bachman on social media on Wednesday morning as part of a list of Twitter...

Several hundred neo-Nazis march in Swedish town

Several hundred members of a neo-Nazi group marched through a Swedish town on Monday as part of a May Day demonstration. Members of the Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM) marched through...

Neo-Nazi threats force Swedish Jewish group to close

A Jewish community association in northern Sweden has decided to close following a series of far-right threats, seven years since it opened. Their centre in the town of Umea was...

Swedish neo-Nazis disrupt Shoah survivors’ talks

A neo-Nazi organisation active in Sweden has been disrupting lectures from Holocaust survivors throughout the country, but the police are refusing to provide security at the locations of such...

Swedish Jews boycott Holocaust memorial co-organised by nationalist party

Dozens of Swedish Jews said they would skip a Holocaust commemoration event in the southern city of Gothenburg due to the involvement of a nationalist party in organising it. The...

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