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Wiesenthal Center asks Sweden to protect its Jews

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/wiesenthal_center_asks_sweden_to_protect_its_jews_20110316

The Simon Wiesenthal Center called on the Swedish government to assume the cost of protecting the Jewish community. Senior officials of the organization, who visited Stockholm and Malmo during a weeklong fact-finding mission, accused the government of making the Jewish community pay the equivalent of a "Jewish tax," requiring the community to pay for most security measures, including barriers against attacks in front of the synagogue during services.

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