Magdalena Andersson was elected the leader of the ruling Social Democrat party, moving Sweden closer to its first woman PM.
Antisemitism in Sweden has greatly increased in the last few years.
To be a practicing Jew in Sweden is challenging. Ritual slaughter is illegal, inspired by antisemitic legislation in Europe dating back to the 1930s.
Israeli news highlights from the past two weeks.
Sweden’s Jewish Central Council and other critics said asking students to consume and engage in Holocaust denial is offensive to victims and has questionable pedagogical value.
The Post obtained a six-page letter dated October 11 that outlines “pervasive antisemitism that appears to have become normalized and systematized at the Karolinska University Hospital."
Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde called on the Palestinian Authority to fight its own corruption, but did not threaten to slash aid to Palestinian NGOs if the corruption will not be curbed.
It remains to be seen if Foreign Minister Ann Linde’s visit this week to Israel will contribute to a long-standing new chapter in the historically turbulent Swedish-Israeli relations.
Results show children and teens contracting mono between the ages of 11 and 19 have a significantly higher risk of developing multiple sclerosis as an adult.
Swedish Foreign Minister visited Israel in the first visit of a Swedish foreign minister since Sweden recognized a Palestinian state in 2014.