A Swedish local politician who resigned after questioning the Holocaust became the third public figure to be embroiled in scandals involving anti-Semitism in Sweden in recent weeks.
Robert J. Lefkowitz, a Jewish physician and path-breaking biochemist from New York, has won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry jointly with Brian K. Kobilka, a researcher at California’s Stanford University.
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.
Accepting his Nobel Prize, Israel's Dan Shechtman encouraged entrepreneurship among the young.
More than 200 professors and students from Sweden have signed on to a call for an academic boycott of Israeli institutions.