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New Swedish ‘ambassador to Tel Aviv’ denied support for Israel

He courted controversy last month when he announced his new posting by tweeting that he was appointed "ambassador to Tel Aviv," as opposed to Israel.

MARGOT WALLSTROM

'Biased' and 'hostile' Swedish FM Margot Wallstrom resigns

Wallstrom had to cancel a visit to Israel after the government’s recognition of a Palestinian state. Israel also withdrew its ambassador to Stockholm.

08/09/2019

Sweden launches museum for Scandinavian Holocaust survivors

Announcing the decision to create the museum, Swedish Minister of Social Affairs and Sports Minister Annika Strandhall‏ said Tuesday on Twitter that the news “feels more important than ever.”

By JTA
08/09/2018
Jan Bjorklund, Jonas Sjostedt, Annie Loof and Jimmie Akesson, Stockholm, 2018

How a far-right political party could upend Sweden's Israel Policy

Despite its white supremacist roots, the Sweden Democrats supports Israel and is primed for a historic showing in the September 9 elections.

By CHARLES BYBELEZER/THE MEDIA LINE
06/09/2018
Sweden

Sweden’s prophet

By HILLEL NEUER
06/08/2018

Pro-Palestinian Swedish politician says Israelis should be sent to U.S.

"Then the Palestinians can live in peace and rebuild the land that once was theirs."

Sweden

Sweden has failed its Jews, country's ambassador to Israel says

"If a single Jew," feels they must hide their Judaism, the ambassador said, "we have failed."

By JTA
05/01/2018
IT IS Christmas season in Stockholm. But all is not well.

Sweden, a dangerous country for Jews, can become a danger for Europe

‘Watching the Moon at Night’ is a powerful wake-up call.

Second Swedish shul firebombed

Two firebombs were found at the site and had burned out on the spot.

In Sweden, protesters shout antisemitism

I know that I am cynical and I know that these are angry words, but I am not sorry and will not atone.

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