Sweden

Nordic onslaught against Brith Mila

It is very disturbing to witness the concerted onslaught against ritual circumcision of Jewish and Muslim boys in all of Scandinavia. Apparently, the ongoing discourse also allows for very degrading and insulting questions from interviewer to interviewee: The leader of…

Malmø, Sweden, a really bad neighbor

Malmø… Previously a lovely town where most people regardless of ethnic and religious background would feel welcome. No longer. With disgusting mayor Ilmar Reepalu, from Estonia, a country with less than spotless history for their treatment of Jews, that image…

The way Sweden is going….

With kind collaboration from a reader with contacts in Sweden. Lets just hope this scenario does not pan out in Norway… Jews are leaving Malmö in Sweden and the community Rabbi fears the hatred he meets in the city. In…

A Swedish point of view

Today, many Norwegians have choked on their morning coffee by reading about this oped in one of the biggest newspapers in Sweden, Dagens Nyheter. I too am perplexed by this analysis, and tend to agree with many a Norwegian pundit, that…

Wiesenthal centre visits Malmö, Sweden

March 10th: NTB reports that the Wiesenthal Centre is visiting Malmö in Sweden. The title of the article is “Wiesenthal Centre visits Malmö”. The NTB article provides a highly unsatisfactory background of the situation in Malmö, mentioning only two events…

Scandinavia pays Dane-geld

There is a chill wind blowing over the Scandinavian peninsula. The good thing about Scandinavia is the opulence and the quality of life. The bad thing is that such luxurious, peaceful conditions in general do not produce men with spine.…

Ny Tid keeps company with Mohamed Omer

Ny Tid recently published an op-ed by Lasse Wilhelmsson, who associates with the well-known Mohamed Omer. For a translation of Wilhelmsson’s op-ed in Ny Tid, see below. This op-ed is very similar to Lasse Wilhelmsson’s speech at Al-Quds day in…

The agony of the canary bird

Brother-site Spain, Israel and the Jews alerts us to an article by Pilar Rahola below, of the situation for Malmø’s Jews. Now Malmø is in Sweden, true, but it’s close to the border. Right next door. In more ways than…

The silence of the Swedes

Norwegian author and journalist  Bjørn Gabrielsen appears to be in the habit of leading with his chin. Just the other week he questioned how his colleague  Erlend Loe had lent his voice to the Palestinian narrative at a demonstration outside…