Israel Would Not Provide Security for Swedish FM

Government source reveals that Wallstrom's cancellation and fury with Israel stem from gov't's refusal to provide security on her trip.Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2015, 9:25 AM

Sweden's FM: Israel is Irritating its Allies

Sweden's foreign minister says Israel overreacted to her country’s recognition of “Palestine”, and that it is irritating its close allies.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/16/2015, 8:56 PM

Israel says Swedish Foreign Minister Not Welcome

Sweden's 'utterly unfriendly' decision to recognize the 'state of Palestine' leaves Margot Wallstroem persona-non-grata in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva, 1/15/2015, 5:40 PM

Threats Against Sweden's Jews Double After Paris Attacks

Violent anti-Semitic threats against Sweden's 20,000 Jewish community have doubled since the Paris terror attacks, a community rep. said.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2015, 1:17 PM

Swedish FM Shuns Israel after Recognizing 'Palestine'

FM Wallstrom indefinitely postpones visit to 'Israel and Palestine' in diplomatic fallout after Sweden recognized PA as state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2015, 12:15 PM

Sweden: Third Mosque Torched in One Week

For the third time in a week, a mosque in Sweden is torched, causing Swedish police to launch a manhunt for the culprit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2015, 1:12 AM

Man Kidnaps Daughter from Sweden to Bethlehem

An eastern Jerusalem resident arrested for kidnapping his daughter, 3, from her mother in Sweden and bringing the child to Bethlehem.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 1/1/2015, 1:25 PM

Sweden: Five Injured in Mosque Arson Attack

Arsonist sets fire to a mosque in the Swedish town of Eskilstuna, injuring five.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2014, 2:12 AM

Swedish MP Says Jews Aren't True Swedes, Causes Outrage

Bjorn Soder, deputy speaker of the Swedish parliament, says Jews should ditch their identity if they wish to be considered Swedes.Elad Benari, 12/19/2014, 4:12 AM

Liberman Refuses to Meet with Swedish Counterpart

In a political move responding to anti-Israel policy across Europe, FM Liberman has refused to meet with Swedish FM on her visit to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 12/18/2014, 9:10 AM

The Impending Vote For The Recognition of Palestine

A vote for recognition would do more than anything in decades to undermine a peace settlement. The terrorism will continue, Hamas will import and stock ever more powerful weapons and will, in all likelihood, take control of the West Bank.Dr. Denis MacEoin, 12/15/2014, 9:47 AM

Sweden Can't Sue Israel over Raids on Gaza Flotillas

Swedish prosecutors say they don't have jurisdiction in case of Mavi Marmara, Estelle ships, which attempted to break Gaza blockade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2014, 8:05 PM

Not Just Israel: Swedish Coalition Dissolves, Elections Called

Snap elections in Sweden after the second-shortest government term in Swedish history, hubbub over immigration.Tova Dvorin, 12/3/2014, 10:07 PM

Swedish Superstore Shelves 'Nazi' Toys

Toy soldiers 'bearing Nazi symbols' shelved after parents take to social media, talk to the press in latest Nazi-related gaffe.Tova Dvorin, 11/29/2014, 7:57 PM

Death Threats Against Swedish Rabbi after Jerusalem Massacre

Anonymous note praises 'wonderful' synagogue attack, threatens to burn down Sweden's oldest synagogue with 'pig' rabbi inside.Ari Yashar, 11/21/2014, 11:07 AM

Sweden Urges Israel to Return Ambassador

Sweden sends senior official to Jerusalem to end diplomatic crisis; Swedish King congratulates 'State of Palestine.'Cynthia Blank, 11/20/2014, 10:14 AM

Sweden Says No Plans to Open Ramallah Embassy

Despite recognizing 'state of Palestine,' Swedish foreign minister says her country will continue to liaise with PA via Jerusalem consulate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2014, 5:20 PM

Swedish Ambassador: 'Palestine' Recognition Not Anti-Israel

Sweden's Ambassador talks recognition of Palestinian state: 'not anti-Israel, rather attempt to strengthen moderate forces in the region.'Cynthia Blank, 11/9/2014, 8:56 AM

France Moves to Vote on 'Palestine' Recognition

Following suit with Sweden and Britain, socialist French lawmakers propose a vote calling the PA a 'state.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2014, 9:14 PM

ADL: Swedish Recognition of Palestine 'Reward for Intransigence'

ADL responds to Sweden's recognition of the state of 'Palestine,' condemning it as 'unwise, untimely, and unhelpful.'Cynthia Blank, 11/2/2014, 7:37 AM

Sweden Recognized 'Palestine' for 'Muslim Votes'

Former ambassador Alan Baker explains why Sweden voted to recognize the PA as a state, in contradiction to the Oslo Accords.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 10/31/2014, 2:01 PM

'Sending IKEA Furniture Without Screws Doesn't Help'

Foreign Ministry spokesman gives a crushing comeback to Sweden FM's IKEA comments over 'Palestine' recognition.Cynthia Blank, 10/31/2014, 8:40 AM

Steinitz: Swedish Move 'An Attack on Israel's Security'

Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz denounces Sweden's recognition of the "state of Palestine."Ben Ariel, 10/31/2014, 3:15 AM

Sweden’s FM: I'll be Happy to Send Liberman IKEA Furniture

Sweden’s Foreign Minister, Margot Wallstrom, responds to Israeli counterpart's criticism over decision to recognize "Palestine".Elad Benari, 10/31/2014, 1:13 AM

Israel to Withdraw Ambassador to Sweden

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman responds to Swedish recognition of 'Palestine' by recalling ambassador to StockholmAri Soffer, 10/30/2014, 6:40 PM

Liberman Issues Biting Response to Sweden Palestine Recognition

Sweden doesn't get that Mideast relations 'are a lot more complex than the self-assembly furniture of IKEA,' quips Israeli foreign minister.Ari Soffer, 10/30/2014, 12:41 PM

Sweden Officially Recognizes 'State of Palestine'

Stockholm insists Hamas-PA gov't 'fulfills criteria for international law' in declaration - despite Hamas blacklist as a terror group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2014, 10:25 AM

We Want to Encourage People to Take a Stand for Israel

A message from Sweden: The fight against anti-Israeli lobbyists who spread irrational and false images of Israel begins by taking a stand and responding back.Perspective on Israel, Sweden, 10/27/2014, 9:46 PM

FM: Israel-Palestinian Issue a Conduit for Western Frustration

Liberman fires at international community for trying to solve their problems via a 'magic solution' to the Middle East.Tova Dvorin, Hezki Baruch, 10/8/2014, 12:17 PM

Swedish Recognition of 'Palestine' - A Sign of Things to Come?

European policy expert says Swedish recognition of 'Palestinian statehood' offers a glimpse into the PA's 'political war' against Israel.Ari Soffer, 10/7/2014, 7:28 PM

Swedish Politician Apologizes After Claiming Mossad Trains ISIS

A local Malmö politician from the ruling party said that Israel trained the ISIS group to wage war on Muslims.Arutz Sheva, 10/6/2014, 1:07 PM

Sweden 'Tried to Be Helpful' With 'Palestine' Recognition

Sweden wants 'good relations' with Israel and end to Gaza 'tragedy' after recognizing 'Palestine' on Yom Kippur.Ari Yashar, 10/6/2014, 8:35 AM

PLO Blasts Israel for Saying PA Statehood Should Follow Talks

PLO official Ashrawi criticizes Israel and U.S. over their reaction to Sweden's decision to recognize “the state of Palestine”.Ben Ariel, 10/6/2014, 4:42 AM

Netanyahu to Sweden: Unilateral Moves Won't Work

PM Netanyahu responds to Sweden's announcement it would recognize "Palestine", says unilateral moves will not bring peace.Hezki Baruch, 10/6/2014, 1:15 AM

Sweden Clarifies: PA Statehood – Only Through Talks

After Israel reacted harshly when PM Loefven said he would recognize 'Palestine', Stockholm takes a step back.Gil Ronen, 10/5/2014, 6:04 PM

First Baby to be Born From Womb Transplant

For the first time in history, the recipient of a womb transplant has given birth. Mother and baby are both happy and healthy.Cynthia Blank, 10/5/2014, 9:38 AM

Swedish Ambassador to Be Summoned over 'Palestine' Recognition

Foreign Ministry will summon ambassador after Swedish premier announced intention to recognize a Palestinian state.Gil Ronen, 10/4/2014, 11:44 PM

Sweden Recognizes 'Palestine' as a State

Left-wing Social Democrat party announces its recognition of a 'Palestinian state' on Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2014, 8:00 PM

Swedish Jewish Woman Savagely Beaten for Wearing Star of David

Jewish mother of four brutally attacked by Muslim gang who noticed her Star of David necklace.Ari Soffer, 8/20/2014, 8:07 AM

Swedish Politician Quits Following Anti-Semitic Facebook Post

Swedish politician resigns after writing on Facebook that "Jewish pigs" are responsible for mass murders in Gaza.Elad Benari, 8/7/2014, 5:45 AM

Sweden Launches Investigation of Israel Over the Marmara

Investigation starts on two naval attempts to breach Israel's legal blockade on Gaza in 2010 and 2012, with Swedes on board.Ari Yashar, 6/26/2014, 8:58 PM

'My Nazi Grandfather? I Would Have Shot Him'

Grandson of Auschwitz commander Rudolf Hoess chose to dedicate his life to fighting neo-Nazism after finding out his family's dark past.AFP, 5/19/2014, 6:55 PM

Swastikas, Anti-Semitic Graffiti Tagged on Stockholm High School

Two schools in Denmark were hit with a 'horrible and unacceptable' attack, and anti-Jewish epithets and swastikas scrawled on walls.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2014, 9:10 PM

Swedish Jew Applies for Asylum - in Sweden

Annika Hernroth-Rothstein applies for asylum in her own country in protest of rampant anti-Semitism, laws banning kashrut, circumcision.Tova Dvorin, 11/21/2013, 1:15 AM

Israel's Sweden Ambassador Compares Arab Terrorists to Breivik

Israel’s ambassador to Sweden causes an uproar after comparing Israel’s release of terrorists to Norway releasing Breivik.Elad Benari, 8/16/2013, 4:16 AM

Anti-Semitism in Sweden Forces Jews to Question their Future

Rampant anti-Semitism in Sweden's third-largest city causing serious concern for local Jews. Perpetrators primarily Muslim immigrants.Ari Soffer, 7/31/2013, 9:30 AM

Sweden: Don't Be Surprised that EU Supports International Law

Sweden's Foreign Minister rejects Netanyahu’s criticism of EU boycott of Judea and Samaria, eastern Jerusalem, and the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 7/17/2013, 2:16 AM

Calls to Name Swedish Airport After Holocaust Hero

A group of politicians and intellectuals say Sweden's largest airport should be renamed after Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg.Rina Tzvi , 7/10/2013, 7:53 PM

Sweden May Slash its Aid to the PA

Sweden is considering slashing its aid to the PA because of a lack of progress in achieving a two-state solution, says a Swedish minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/15/2013, 12:05 AM

Audio: Swedish Activists Rally Against Anti-Semitism

"Zionism should be a given. It is Jewish self-governance and it's a human right," stated local activist Saskia Pantell, one of the speakers.Ben Bresky, 6/7/2013, 3:23 PM

Israeli Eurovision Delegation Threatened in Sweden

Members of the Israeli delegation to the Eurovision song contest in Sweden said they were the targets of anti-Semitic abuse.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/19/2013, 5:04 PM

Islamicized Sweden Has Declared War on the Jews

Violence dominates the streets and a Jew in Sweden today feels like a Jew in Berlin in the '20s. Giulio Meotti, 4/20/2013, 9:37 PM

Police to Probe Artist who Used Ashes of Holocaust Victims

Swedish police launch an investigation into an artist who used paint mixed from the ashes of Holocaust victims in a picture.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/7/2012, 9:13 PM

EJC: Swedish Jewish Community 'Dying of 1,000 Cuts'

Sweden's Jewish community is in “grave danger” after a series of anti-Semitic attacks, warns the European Jewish Congress.Chana Ya'ar, 12/6/2012, 11:48 AM

Swedish Artist Uses Ashes of Holocaust Victims in Picture

Carl Michael von Hausswolff accused of desecrating the bodies of Jewish Holocaust from Majdanek.Elad Benari, 12/6/2012, 12:01 AM

Christian Europe Adopts Fascism - the Arab Kind

Christian leaders could have stopped Hitler’s rise to power and his policies towards the Jews, but they didn’t because many agreed with fascist ideology. It is happening again. Richard Mather, View from UK, 11/1/2012, 4:40 PM

Swedish Court Rules Home Schooling OK for Chabad Children

A Swedish court has ruled that Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries have the right to educate their children at home.Hana Levi Julian, 10/22/2012, 5:33 PM