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Malmo municipality sets up $2m. fund to fight antisemitism

The government is planning to hold an international conference on fighting antisemitism in Malmo and plans to open a Holocaust museum in the Swedish city.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
29/11/2019

Sweden: Malmo's only kosher meat shop closed due to 'health concerns'

Sweden is one of only five countries where the slaughter of animals without prior stunning – a requirement for producing kosher and halal meat – is illegal.

By JTA
28/09/2018

Swedish court nixes deportation of Palestinian to Israel 'for his safety'

The court ruled they “cannot safeguard the man’s fundamental human rights if he is deported to Palestine,” meaning Israel.

By JTA
12/09/2018
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
 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.

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