Swedish Jewish community

Swedish ambassador: We failed to protect the Jews

Sweden's ambassador to Israel says Swedish authorities have failed to protect the Jewish community and that shouldn't happen.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/5/2018, 9:37 PM

Swedish synagogues temporarily shut down

Sweden's Jewish community temporarily shuts down synagogues as a precautionary measure against possible terrorist attacks.Ben Ariel, 11/20/2015, 6:14 AM

Decades of Anti-Israel Hate by Swedish Social Democrats

It is not just the immediate recognition of "Palestine" that is behind Israel's negative reaction to Sweden's new government. The Social Democrats have a long history of hate-mongering.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 2/4/2015, 9:31 AM

'When I Saw My Damaged Siddur I Cried Like a Baby'

En route to Israel, Swedish writer-activist Annika Hernroth-Rothstein's suitcase was ripped up because it had an Israel flag on it.Gil Ronen, 7/24/2014, 8:15 AM

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

Audio: Swedish Activists Rally for Israel

"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

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