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Swedish Muslims chant about killing Jews at Malmo protest

The chants reference a massacre of the Jews in the town of Khaybar, in northwestern Arabia, in 628 C.E.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
03/09/2020
Malmo's synagogue lit up for the 81st anniversary of the Kristallnacht on November 9, 2019.

In challenging Malmo, Muslims and Jews commemorate Kristallnacht together

"We Muslims were not there in Germany on 1938 on this devastating night, but today we are here, in one country, and we stand up against any attack on any Jew," Imam Salahuddin Barakat said.

Malmo synagogue in Sweden.

Security concerns may end Malmo’s Jewish community by 2029

Malmo’s Jewish community has declined amid frequent threats and attacks, mostly by Muslims, from 1,200 several years ago to an estimated 800 or fewer members today.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
26/06/2019
Rabbi Moshe David Hacohen and Imam Salahuddin Barakat in Malmo

Swedish Muslim organization condemns stabbing of Jewish woman

The Malmö Muslim Network, an organization representing the majority of Muslim organizations in Malmo issued a statement against antisemitism.

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