About 160 Swedes and Danes attended the first inter-Scandinavian Limmud Jewish learning event.
Despite a record number of complaints about hate crimes in the Swedish city of Malmö, not a single person was convicted of such offenses in over two years, according to a recent report.
Police in Malmö, Sweden have no suspects in September’s attack on the city’s Jewish community center.
Police in Malmo, Sweden, said they had “no indication” that a recent attack on the offices of the local Jewish community was a hate crime.
Some 70 demonstrators reportedly gathered in Malmö, Sweden, outside the local Jewish community center, to show solidarity with the Jewish community following an attack on its offices.
I can’t say I was shocked by the phone call and emails from Scandinavia that I received one night after Yom Kippur, telling me that the Jewish Community Center in Malmö, Sweden, had been attacked with an explosive device and bricks through its reinforced entrance just after midnight on Sept. 28. No casualties, thank G-d, this time.
Swedish police have arrested two men in connection with an explosion that rocked a Jewish community building in Malmo.
A Jewish community building in Malmö, Sweden was attacked overnight between Thursday and Friday with explosives and bricks.
The mayor of Malmo makes "recurring ignorant and bigoted statements," a Swedish minister said after meeting with the U.S. envoy to combat anti-Semitism.
From 1932 to 1946, Rabbi Eliezer Berlinger served as the chief rabbi of the Malmo Jewish Congregation. The most important events in the history of this Jewish community in Sweden took place on his watch. There were the numerous Danish Jews who fled deportation and certain death by the Nazis with the help of their righteous Christian neighbors who reached Malmo in 1943 and 1944.