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  • In Scandinavia, kipah becomes a symbol of defiance for Malmo’s Jews

    September 24, 2012 | 1:08 pm

    Across Scandinavia, the kipah is becoming a symbol of Jewish defiance.

    On Sunday, about 70 Danish Jews took a double-decker bus from Copenhagen on a 10-mile bridge across the Strait of Øresund, on the Baltic Sea, to go to Malmo in a show of solidarity with the embattled Jews of...

  • Jews of the Midnight Sun

    By Rabbi Arnold Rachlis

    January 6, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    Each year, our congregation visits a different corner of the Jewish world. This year we traveled to Scandinavia and our first stop was Stockholm, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Sweden is green and vibrant and its capital city is surrounded by water. Many of us took a...