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

US Embassy in Stockholm Evacuated Over Letter

Police evacuated the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm on Wednesday after staff received a letter with “unknown content.”Chana Ya'ar, 10/17/2012, 3:25 PM

New Swedish Book Compares Israel to South Africa

The Swedish Arts Council is distributing a new book that compares Israel to apartheid South Africa...Scott Krane, U.S., 10/12/2012, 5:34 PM

Jewish Center Bombed in Sweden

A Jewish community center was bombed in Malmo, Sweden, continuing an ongoing wave of anti-Semitic hate in the city. Maayana Miskin, 9/28/2012, 12:48 PM

Stockholm: Over 1,000 in Pro-Israel Rally

Protest hailed as the first pro-Israel event held in such a central location in 10 years.Gil Ronen, 9/2/2012, 6:38 PM

Video: Anti-Assad Christians Break into Stockholm Embassy

Swedish police arrested 10 people after anti-Assad Christians broke into the Syrian embassy and raised the slogan, “All Syrians are One.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/14/2012, 4:03 PM

Swedish Minister: Put Annual Raoul Wallenberg Day on Calendar

Swedish minster calls for an annual day on calendar to remember the Righteous Gentile who saved hundreds of thousands of Jews from Nazis.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/5/2012, 1:23 PM

Swedish Aerial Novices Penetrate Belarus, Drop Teddy Bears

Two Swedish advertising execs have successfully bombed Belarus with teddy bears.Amiel Ungar, 8/4/2012, 9:35 PM

'What's the Fuzz with Jews' Tweet Taints Swedish Campaign

A campaign designed to promote tourism in Sweden has stirred controversy after a woman posted derogatory comments about Jews. Rachel Hirshfeld , 6/13/2012, 10:28 PM

Assange Loses Extradition Fight

Britain's top court has ruled WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden to face sex crime charges — US retribution?Gabe Kahn, 5/30/2012, 7:54 PM

Painting Portraying Jews as Rats Withdrawn from Art Exhibit

An anti-Semitic drawing, depicting Jews as rats, was withdrawn from a Christian art exhibit in Sweden, on March 16. Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/18/2012, 4:33 AM

Sweden to Chabad: No Jewish Homeschooling

Religious freedom is at risk in Sweden, where the government is trying to force Chabad emissaries to send their children to public school.Hana Levi Julian, 2/1/2012, 11:01 AM

Prof. Daniel Schechtman Receives Nobel Prize, Gold Medal

Technion Institute's Professor Dan Schechtman received the Nobel Prize Saturday night in Stockholm from the King of Sweden. Chana Ya'ar, 12/10/2011, 6:40 PM

Swedish 'Humanitarian' Aid Pays for Anti-Israel Booklet

Swedish "humanitarian" funding paid for a new Swedish booklet accusing Israel of apartheid and ethnic cleansing in Judea and Samaria.Chana Ya'ar, 11/20/2011, 1:29 PM

Sweden Takes Steps to Protect Local Jews from Hate

The Swedish government has earmarked more than $600,000 to increase security around its Jewish community.Chana Ya'ar, 9/6/2011, 12:07 AM