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Social Democrat leader to become Sweden's first woman prime minister

Magdalena Andersson was elected the leader of the ruling Social Democrat party, moving Sweden closer to its first woman PM.

By REUTERS
04/11/2021

Sweden aims to reverse rising antisemitism

Antisemitism in Sweden has greatly increased in the last few years.

By MOSHE KANTOR
03/11/2021

Sweden: No easy place for a Jewish community

To be a practicing Jew in Sweden is challenging. Ritual slaughter is illegal, inspired by antisemitic legislation in Europe dating back to the 1930s.

14 Days: Merkel visit

Israeli news highlights from the past two weeks.

28/10/2021
The Swedish flag is seen at Gamla Stan, the Old City of Stockholm, Sweden, May 7, 2017.

Sweden recommends exercise that has students argue if Holocaust happened

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.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
26/10/2021

Swedish hospital suffers two legal defeats after antisemitic treatment of Jewish doctor

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 FM on Ramallah visit raps Palestinians for corruption

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.

Is this a new dawn for Swedish-Israeli ties? - opinion

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.

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'Kissing disease' among teens could trigger MS - study

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 FM in visit to Israel: Sweden is a friend of Israel

Swedish Foreign Minister visited Israel in the first visit of a Swedish foreign minister since Sweden recognized a Palestinian state in 2014.

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