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SWEDES ENJOY themselves at an outdoor restaurant amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Stockholm on Apri
COVID-19: Sweden and the first step to battling coronavirus

It was time for us to copy Sweden, right?

By CAROL UNGAR
09/05/2020
Coronavirus: What are the different approaches around the world?

Public health experts look at East Asian countries for success stories while criticizing the slow responses in Europe and the United States

By JOSHUA ROBBIN MARKS/THE MEDIA LINE
02/05/2020
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Coronavirus: 9 Jews die in Sweden, Europe's laxest containment policy

The fatalities, almost all of them older than 80 and many of them Holocaust survivors, account for 2.7% of the 333 people who have died in Sweden of the virus.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
05/04/2020
Greta Thunberg meets Malala Yousafzai at Britain's University of Oxford

In 2014, Malala became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for her advocacy of education. She became a global symbol of the resilience of women in the face of oppression.

By REUTERS
26/02/2020
Neo-Nazis as the new-vegans, Swedish reality show fights hate

The fact that three out of the 13 participants of the popular reality TV show’s contestants this year have been involved in controversies around anti-Semitism speaks volumes.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
15/02/2020
Sweden’s largest church supports Jewish and Muslim circumcision

Kosher and halal slaughter is not allowed in most of Belgium and Norway, as well as parts of Austria and Switzerland, among other places.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
06/02/2020
Bag with Star of David, soap left outside Swedish Holocaust day display

For many years after World War II, rumors persisted that the Nazis used Jewish bodies to produce soap.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
01/02/2020
Rabbi Moshe David Hacohen and Imam Salahuddin Barakat from Amanah are awarded Malmo's City Prize on
Challenging Swedish city of Malmo honors Jewish-Muslim organization

Rabbi Moshe David Hacohen and Imam Salahuddin Barakat established Amanah in 2017. Since then, they have been working together relentlessly to fight prejudice and foster trust.

Jewish journalist’s nose possibly ‘doctored’ on Swedish ID card

“As a Jew in Europe you get used to much of this stuff happening that you brush a lot of it aside because... you know the cost of complaining,” Annika Hernroth-Rothstein said.

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