racism in sweden

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
 Police seen at the site of an attack near a synagogue in Gothenburg, Sweden December 9, 2017
Swedish antisemitism watchdog warns of wave of attacks

Following the firebombing of a second synagogue in Sweden, the Jewish community should be vigilant.

By JTA
12/12/2017
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.

Members of the Nordic Resistance Movement gather before a demonstration in Gothenburg, Sweden Septem
Neo-Nazis clash with police in Sweden during Yom Kippur rally

Dozens arrested as hundreds march under the flag of the Nordic Resistance Movement.

By REUTERS
30/09/2017
The neo-nazi Nordic Resistance Movement sympathisers demonstrate in Stockholm, Sweden
Swedish court moves neo-Nazi march on Yom Kippur away from synagogue

Swedish Jewish leaders cautiously praised the decision.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
26/09/2017
Swedish flag
Sweden urged to boost security for Jewish citizens amid antisemitism concerns

Umea Jewish community center closes following threats, vandalism.

Flags of Israel and Sweden
Sweden and Israel: A complex relationship

If history is any guide to the future, Stockholm’s ambition to build bridges to peace will remain a vision as long as Swedish-Israeli relations remain in their current state.

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In Sweden, a Kristallnacht commemoration without Jews

Some believe the gathering has been repurposed for anti-Israel political reasons.

09/11/2015
Sweden
Swedish teens launch anti-fascist campaign after skinheads interrupt Holocaust survivor's lecture

Leftist students set up booths on their schools campus and held signs reading "Sieg Heil - Hell No."

By JTA
02/05/2015
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