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Jews still struggle to feel at home in Malmö
An anti-Semitic poster outside the Malmö synagogue; Fredrik Sieradzki

Jews still struggle to feel at home in Malmö

Published: 16 Feb 2011 15:43 GMT+01:00
Updated: 16 Feb 2011 15:43 GMT+01:00

A year after claims about an exodus of Jews from Malmö made global headlines, many Jewish residents still don't feel safe in southern Sweden, The Local's Karen Holst discovers.

The past couple of years have been turbulent for Malmö's Jewish community. A spike in anti-Semitic attacks in 2009 prompted a number of Jews to leave the city altogether, concluding they would never feel accepted there.

Controversial comments by the town's long-serving Social Democratic mayor Ilmar Reepalu also put Malmö in the spotlight, drawing criticism from within his own party, as well as from influential Jewish organisations aboard.

And in December 2010, the US-based Simon Wiesenthal Center issued a warning urging Jews to exercise "extreme caution" when traveling in southern Sweden.

While current statistics show a significant decline in anti-Semitic attacks in 2010 when compared to 2009, the nearly 3,000-member Jewish community in Skåne continues to shrink.

“People wonder if there will even be a Jewish community here in 10 years,” Fredrik Sieradzki, spokesperson for the Jewish Community of Malmö (Judiska Församlingen i Malmö), tells The Local.

Despite the decrease in reported attacks, as well as community efforts to ease racist rancor, many of south Sweden’s Jewish residents continue to feel dangerously threatened.

According to Sieradzki, many young Jewish families are relocating because they feel Skåne is not a safe area to raise their children. Coupled with an aging baby-boomer generation, there are few willing or present to take vacated leadership positions within many of the area's Jewish organisations.

“Some of us feel there is no hope and we are losing people because of anti-Semitism,” he adds.

Police reports show the number of anti-Semitic incidents nearly doubled in 2009 but have declined in 2010 by more than half.

“We believe the number of attacks increased in 2009 due to the Davies Cup and two big demonstrations against Israel. Now the statistics show hate-crime against Jews going down dramatically in 2010,” explains Susanne Gosenius, a hate crime coordinator for Skåne police.

Sieradzki argues, however, that the numbers may not reflect reality as many Jewish residents choose not to report every incident, such as intimidating slurs and other verbal attacks.

“Maybe the numbers are lower or maybe not. It doesn’t matter because the feeling is the same – many of us cannot and do not feel at home here,” says Sieradzki.

He points out that the severity of attacks is also intensifying.

Last October a group of about 20 teenagers attacked the Jewish community’s residential education centre during a youth retreat.

“The first night they shouted vicious, nasty slurs. The next night it escalated and they broke down the fence and were banging on windows and doors,” Sieradzki explains.

“It was quite frightening.”

Sieradzki, who applauded the nearby municipality of Vellinge for its swift response to the incident, also points out that the teenagers in the attacking group were not Muslim as many are quick to assume.

“These boys were not Arabs. They were all Swedish. And I assure you the Jewish people are not attacking anybody.”

Despite the year’s decline in reported attacks, the Simon Wiesenthal Center, the largest international organization for Jewish human rights, nevertheless went ahead with its decision to issue a travel warning for Jews visiting southern Sweden.

The move put Skåne to the same plane as countries that have experienced heinous, even fatal attacks and bombings on Jewish people, such as Turkey, Greece and Belgium.

“We made a very serious statement by putting Malmö on our advisory list,” Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Associate Dean of the Center, tells The Local.

“It’s a serious move and we hope to take serious measures to rectify it.”

But the warning rankled some members of Malmö's Jewish community, who claim they weren't informed about the move ahead of time, and surprised local authorities as statistics showed that attacks were on the decline.

“I can understand that Jewish people feel threatened in Malmö,” hate crimes specialist Gosenius explains.

“We have a huge population from the Middle East, West Bank and Gaza and most (Jewish) victims describe their perpetrators as young Muslim men.

“But I’m not sure the warning for Malmö fits. It’s a very drastic act.”

Sieradzki has mixed emotions about the Wiesenthal Center's "surprise" advisory.

While he understands the Center’s point, he argues the move may have been too severe and feels the Jewish leaders in Skåne could have helped moderate the message had they known about it.

“They should have talked to us first,” argues Sieradzki.

“We are trying to create an atmosphere in Malmö where we co-exist and I’m not sure that this travel warning is good.”

Rabbi Cooper rejects the idea that the Center's warning came as a surprise, pointing to a meeting in Stockholm prior to the advisory where prominent members of south Sweden’s Jewish community were in attendance.

“The analysis comes from the ground up,” says Cooper.

“Experiences from Jewish members in Malmö and a previous colleague there led to what we did.”

He stated that families should be able to go to any house of worship, whether it’s Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays, without fear of intimidation, violence or something worse.

“People of faith, or no faith, should be able to walk on the street and feel equally protected. There is a climate of intimidation in Malmö and we need to take steps to address it,” says Cooper.

In response to 2009’s hike in attacks, Malmö city officials created the Dialogue Forum to ease hostilities between Jews, Muslims, the Roma, and other victimized minorities.

As the Forum's one-year anniversary approaches, the Jewish community believes the dialogue has had little effect.

“It’s sad we have to have a group, and we do hope something good comes of it but there hasn’t been anything yet,” says Sieradzki, adding that the 6,000-member Islamic Centre, of their own initiative, recently invited members of the Jewish community to their mosque.

Mayor Reepalu, who was also singled out by the Wiesenthal Center last year for comments about the city's Jewish community in which he "blamed the situation on the Jews themselves as the community did not 'distance itself from Israel,'" according to the Center.

While Reepalu refused to be interviewed for this article, he has undertaken efforts in the last year to make amends and further understand the hostilities Jewish people encounter in Malmö through meetings with Sieradzki and other Jewish community leaders.

Since then the 15-year mayor has invited members from the Simon Wiesenthal Center to Malmö, although an exact date for the visit has not yet been set.

“I can confirm we are coming to Sweden and we are coming next month,” says Rabbi Cooper.

While the agenda for the meeting is still being hammered out, the focus will likely be on improving the situation in southern Sweden.

The meeting will be also accompanied by a seminar on anti-Semitism and Islamophobia.

"It’s good that something is happening," says Sieradzki.

"There are Jews is Malmö. We live here, we are here to stay and we won’t gain anything by attacking each other."

Karen Holst (kholstmedia@gmail.com)

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18:16 February 16, 2011 by Tanskalainen
Less and less Danes shop in Malmo now because their buying power has shrunk, now the local bullies are trying to chase the Jews out. Doesn't sound like a nice place.
19:59 February 16, 2011 by tgolan
The left says that the Sverige democrats SD party are racists but the truth is that it is Ilmar Reepalu and that Social Democrats and their Islamic friends who are the real Nazis in Malmö. The only pepole using violence in Malmö are the left and the islamic groups not the Jews.
20:09 February 16, 2011 by Rahelli
tanks Tgolan
20:21 February 16, 2011 by Nemesis
Ilmar Reepalu and his Social Democrat cronies are the people behind this.

The anti-semitism in Malmö is blatant. They don't hide it anymore.

What people need to ask is this.

Once they are finished with the jews, which of us is next?

One of us will be, then another group, then another, then another.
21:09 February 16, 2011 by wxman
All good comments. This is the definition of Jihad and how the Muslims have pursued Dar Al Islam for 1400 years. They are consistent, pay attention.
21:56 February 16, 2011 by planet.sweden
"In response to 2009's hike in attacks (on Jews), Malmö city officials created the Dialogue Forum to ease hostilities between Jews, Muslims, the Roma, and other victimized minorities"

A typical cowardly Swedish response, one that treats the aggressors as equal victims, and the real victims as equal aggressors.

The Jewish community doesn't need dialogue with the muslims of Malmoe, it needs protection from them.

The muslims meanwhile need educating.
22:14 February 16, 2011 by UScitizen
Comment removed by The Local for breach of our terms.
22:18 February 16, 2011 by calebian22
The climate of intolerance for Jews in Europe is not news. With the muslim population growing exponentially, this intolerance will sadly not decrease.
22:31 February 16, 2011 by blursd
I can remember my grandfather recounting endless times over how his life was saved by a group of Danes and some Swedes from Malmo during the Nazi occupation of Denmark. I never heard anything but gratitude and praise come from his lips for the fact these brave men helped save his life whilst simultaneously risking their own.

That was seventy years ago, and look at how much the situation in Malmo has changed in that time. My grandfather never visited Malmo in the twenty years before he passed away in 2009 ... he ended up retiring here in San Diego to be close to my mother and uncle (his children). Malmo has changed from a city that would sacrifice their own safety to save the life of one Jew who wasn't even one their own to a city where Jews are constantly under attack and intimidated on the open city streets. The last time I was in Malmo was 2008, and I could hardly believe how bad it was ... unbelievably blatant acts of hatred and aggression are public and completely commonplace. I, for one, am glad my grandfather never had to see what happened to the city he loved so much.

For you Swedes keep this in mind ... the Jews have historically acted as the canaries in the mine for discrimination and hatred. Who will these agitators and bigots come after when the Jews are gone? It might just be you ...
00:21 February 17, 2011 by Tanskalainen
@blursd Exceptionally well put.
02:12 February 17, 2011 by babychuma
I agree with many of the posts here, if you give a centimeter they'll take a kilometer. These Fascists have a long game.
02:17 February 17, 2011 by saab
@blursd. Correct, except I would write "It might just be you... who will be accused of being Jewish or having Jewish blood". Look at all the blatant anti Semitism in Egypt over the last years (in the official press)... best seller is the Protocol of the Elders of Zion. Now, how many Jews are there in Egypt?
03:18 February 17, 2011 by dt804a
You must have heard about the CBS correspondent, Ms Logan., who was sexually abused by the demonstrators. But did you know that as they were sexually assaulting her, they cried, "Jew, Jew"? Logan, of course, is NOT Jewish but it makes no difference to the Fascists in "democracy" clothing.

This reinforces what previous commenters have written.

Frankly, if I were a Jew, and especially a Swedish Jew, I'd leave EUrabia for Israel or Canada immediately.
06:17 February 17, 2011 by UScitizen
I'd like to get a clear view of what happened. I have no doubt that Ms Logan was attacked and beaten, but how? What is defined as "sexual assult"? Albert Hanesworth was recently charged with sexual assult because he rubbed a woman't breast in a store.

So: CBS says she suffered "a brutal and sustained sexual assault" by a "mob of more than 200 people whipped into frenzy." The network said Logan was surrounded, assaulted and beaten before a group of women.

I guess the Egypitian men were showing their women what would happen to them if they don't keep in their proper place as Muslim women should.

The other side: A person familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal that the ordeal, which lasted roughly 20- to 30-minutes, "was not a rape."

About that news: A CBS News spokesman declined to comment.

The week before, she and her crew were taken into police custody, accused of being spies, and held in stress positions for several days as part of a government-sponsored campaign of intimidation against foreign journalists.

So you can't trust either side.

Now Sweden has said it's safe to travel to Egypt once more. Really? Was that because of pressure from the travel industry which was losing money?
08:40 February 17, 2011 by RobinHood
Attacks against Jews in Malmö doubled in 2009 because the attackers felt they had the support of Social Democratic mayor Ilmar Reepalu who told them their victims deserved it - "if the mayor says it's OK, it must be OK".

The mayor, under intense criticism, told us he was misquoted. The reporting newspaper published the tapes and it turned out he was not misquoted at all.

What we have here is a mayor who made racist comments that incited a section of his community to cause to attack another section of his community, and then lied about it after to try and cover it up.

Incredibly he remains the mayor, Malmö must be the most forgiving electorate ever. Even more incredibly, he remains a member of the Social Democrat party. Even the SD fire their racist members who go too far.
09:00 February 17, 2011 by calebian22
UScitizen,

What is defined as "sexual assult"

Don't be an asshat. Sexual assualt covers a wide range of assaults, from inappropriate touching to full on rape. As for CBS' not commenting, why would they? CBS didn't get assaulted, Logan did.
11:24 February 17, 2011 by johnny1939
@blursd being a swede I agree w/ you wholeheartedly. Malmö has been a scussy place for years & I stay away from the south myself. As a young person I lived for some time in Helsingborg and I consider it bad too although it is a very beautiful town. I have no idea why this part of sweden has become so nasty....maybe because it is so close to the continent and the borders are open w/o any controls.
11:25 February 17, 2011 by Uncle
"The meeting will be also accompanied by a seminar on anti-Semitism and Islamophobia."

WHAT? What Islamophobia??? Phobia is an unsubstantiated fear of something. Here there is a hell of a substance to the fear! And what is this kissing of the behind of the attackers? It is like making a seminar on "Naziphobia" in order to assist the Jews to get the Nazis to talk to them.

I just do not BELIEVE that the muslims dare to even mention some sort of racism from the side of Swedes! It is beyond my understanding, how in the name of God, do they have the nerve to sit and moan for years about their endeless "suffering" from the Swedish injustice... I mean, do they do it before they beat up some 96 y/o rabbi and his granddaughters, or after?

They cannot groan on these forums immediately after, since the blood can actually make the keyboard quite sticky, eh?

Oh, I am sorry. These 94% who actually hate Jews to the core of their beings, cannot throw an embarrassing shadow on the rest of this open minded community, can they now?
12:04 February 17, 2011 by Lukestar1991
There really does seem to be no hope for humanity, when everyone appears to believe the lies and hypocracies of the US, Israeli and other Zionist establishments.

Why cant anyone see through their propaganda and lies?

Jewish people are supposed to be a very small minority, who without generalising are protected and are singled out for being a persecuted ethnic group in society. Do people not realise that Muslims are also a small section of the population? and that by feeding the hatred that the USA and Israel have created, they will only provoke desperate muslim people who have no option but to resort to violence to resist the gross injustices that they are exposed to, not only in their supposed homelands, but in the supposedly 'DEMOCRATIC, EGALITARIAN, and LIBERTY LOVING' Western World???
13:20 February 17, 2011 by big5
Reepalu would probably have been voted out of power in 2010 if it weren't for the Social Democratic voter fraud in areas like Rosengård. (described in the news recently)
13:29 February 17, 2011 by loudasthunder
Here it is again in case the Muslims missed it the first time...

Know Islam... NO Peace.

NO Islam... Know Peace.

Re; Malmo, It's time for the UN tanks to block the out-going and in-coming roads to the city, round 'em all up and load them on the next plane back to where they came from, or the planet Mars.

It's has a really Big Desert, and I'm quite sure that they will be quite happy living among themselves without having anyone to kill or rape.

Just Sayin' : )
13:34 February 17, 2011 by UScitizen
@ calebian22

I agree with you. I was saying that it was no more rape than what Assange did. It was sexual assult. Believe me, if I was surrounded by 200 crazed people, that would be trumatic enough to do me in.

My point was that the media makes things worse by blowing them out of proportion and not telling the entire truth. The truth was horrible enough without embellishing it.

@ Lukestar1991

Yes, Muslims are a small portion of the worlds population. But they're a portion that believes in hatred of all others and murdering all those who think differently. They even murder their on different sects.

You can say anything you like about this being propaganda and lies but the facts of things happening in the world show that it's not. You don't see Jewish suicide bombers blowing up Muslims or their own people either.

Lukestar1991, YOU'RE using propaganda to try to provoke people. I guess you are one of the cowardly Muslims who doesn't have the nerve to strap a bomb to your chest. You just want to post anonymous comments and then you feel like you're a man.

You must not have a wife or children you can treat like dogs in the guise of practicing your religion. You are such a poor pitiful fool. I feel sorry for you and your kind, not all Muslims, just those impotent ones like you who need to try to prove they are men. You are so sad......
14:50 February 17, 2011 by Uncle
"Jewish people are supposed to be a very small minority, who without generalising are protected and are singled out for being a persecuted ethnic group in society. "

Protected from whom? Aaaa... protected from Nazis and Muslims (different unifrom being the only diff). And the point of the article is that nobody can protect them in Malmö... On the other hand, ironically, Lukestar here demands protection for poor muslims.

Protection from whom? Who attacks the miserable and poor muslims in Sweden?

Muslims are a superpredator. The only thing endangering superpredators is when they thin the population of the prey too much, they start starving. Starvation started with the entrance of SD and alike them into european parliaments and will continue... whereas superpredators will have to move to other forests, or back to their already barren lands.

Thanks God that swedes as a society are Herbivores, but huge ones, so hopefully the herd will start reacting to the nasty predators in it's midst.
15:42 February 17, 2011 by buschmann
Brutal and sustained sexual asault. That means GROSS RAPE, dah. This Logan incident is a huge embarrasment for social liberals. How will they try to explain this away? Logan is liberal, and like a ll liberals she believes her political correct politics will protect her from harm. Not this time. All the crap about "islam is a beautiful religion" needs to end now. Face it Islam is garbage, time to throw out the trash.
16:58 February 17, 2011 by UScitizen
Yes, "Brutal and sustained sexual asault" probably does mean GROSS RAPE but she wasn't raped. That's why I said CBS is milking this story for sensationlism instead of reporting the facts which. CBS refused to comment when it came out that this woman wasn't raped.

So if they continue this, people will get to where they don't believe the things that really happen. CBS is "Crying wolf" when they should be crying for justice. The woman was apparently beaten and assulted by a croud of 200 people. I'm sure it was tramatic, frightening, horrible, to have that done to her.

CBS doesn't need to use statements like "Brutal and sustained sexual asault". You notice they DIDN'T say exactly what happened, they used that phrase, knowing what people would surmize. And it worked. Everyone is thinking she was gang-raped for hours by 200 men. The assult lasted 20-30 minutes.

There's enough truth out there about the things that happen in these situations without trying to tell half truths to get people riled up. It's time for more honesty in reporting. But that ain't gonna happen anytime soon.
17:00 February 17, 2011 by Bliezzaning_Moltz
majority of muslims and muslim culture in general interprets dialogue as giving in. lefties don't understand that, or pretend not to understand. they are so brainwashed by their dogma of all religions and cultures being equally nice (expect western culture of course), so they won't change their mind even after being raped by people they protect.

Malmo is a failure.local leftie government wanted to be accomodating to the primarily muslim immigration, now they got normal residents (including jews) fleeing while muslims turn into majority and rebuild the hellholes they came from, but this time in Malmo. culture doesn't change overnight, and with muslims it doesn't change at all if it is not opposed.

there is a reason why all traditionally muslim countries are underdeveloped in every sense. this reason is lack of self-criticism, including criticism of their religious ideology. the only muslim country that progressed was Turkey (RIP now), and only because Kemal Ataturk was a secularist, who weeded out islam from public life and politics.

now the interesting question is WHY leftie governments in the west are importing muslims in such quantities even when they clearly fail to integrate. I believe the answer to this question is relatively simple. indigenous proletariat is disappearing fast (thanks to capitalism). lefties are finding it more difficult to find someone to re-elect them. what could be better than hundreds of thousands of gullible uneducated people who are easy to manipulate? praise their exclusiveness, promise them a new mosque and they will vote for you.

uncontrolled muslim immigration and procreation is in the interest of left parties, bureaucracy and people working for the welfare sector, simply because non-integrating immigrants will always depend on welfare. one more lever to manipulate them to vote for you.

Europe, wake up before it's too late and your contries turned into Pakistans and Moroccos.
17:27 February 17, 2011 by Dave N
Someone above said that the Muslims need educating. Wrong - repatriating is what they need. Stop all their benefit handouts, take away their Swedish passports (only real Swedes should be entitled to them) and show them the door. It's either that or accept that Islam will dominate Sweden before the end of this century. Use your votes wisely and stop voting for quislings who grovel at the feet of the Muslim colonists!
17:36 February 17, 2011 by buschmann
CBS news is an american news organization. American english newspapers always use the phrase sexual asault, never rape. Brutal and sustained sexual asault means she was GANG RAPED FOR 20 OR 30 MINUTES!! Lefties are trying to cover up the fact that she was GANG RAPED BY MUSLIM MEN.
23:11 February 17, 2011 by dan_sparrow
@buschmann,

J A assault sounds like a joke compared with this!
23:25 February 17, 2011 by buschmann
@dan, an under statement for sure.
23:47 February 17, 2011 by Jannik
@Dave N

I completely agree.

Its time to send the muslim hordes back to Africa and the middleeast. Violent aggresive muslims are destroying the west from within.

Start by sending the criminals back on a plane, not for a cosy vacation, but for good.
00:54 February 18, 2011 by travels
@Lukestar1991

You say:

"Jewish people are supposed to be a very small minority, who without generalising are protected and are singled out for being a persecuted ethnic group in society. Do people not realise that Muslims are also a small section of the population?"

I HAVE NEWS FOR YOU, for you either don't know or purposely mislead. There are about 15 million Jews in the world, a little over 6 million in Israel and the rest dispersed around the world. There are over 1.5 BILLION MUSLIMS in the world (or approximately 25% OF THE WORLD'S POPULATION of about 7 billion) and procreating fast with an average annual growth rate of 1.5% for Muslims, compared with 0.7% for non-Muslims.

In Sweden Jews are also minority, even when compared to Muslims.

@UScitizen

I have read and seen (TV) several reports about what happened to Lara Logan in Egypt and it goes that:

"In the crush of the mob, she was separated from her crew. She was surrounded and suffered a brutal and sustained sexual assault and beating before being saved by a group of women and an estimated 20 Egyptian soldiers."

"A network source told The Post that her attackers were screaming, 'Jew! Jew!' during the assault."

"Most network higher-ups didn't even know how brutal the sexual assault was until a few minutes before the statement went out."

"There will be no further comment from CBS News and correspondent Logan and her family respectfully request privacy at this time."

Even in the USA sustained sexual assault does not mean groping, it means rape and in this case gang rape.
03:58 February 18, 2011 by ajs42548
Lukestar1991.. Let me guess... You didn't major in physics did you? The Muslim population in the world is between 1.2 billion and 1.5 billion. You call that a small minority? Nice try but you didn't think your lies through. Try harder next time. And thanks for playing. Your consolation prizes are waiting for you.
05:35 February 18, 2011 by JoeSwede
Muslims need to roll out the red carpet to the minority Jews in Malmo.

The Muslim show of aggretion towards the Jews in not a good sign. The theory is that Muslims, once in Sweden were going to take on Swedish traditions and morals, after all they were not under the thumb as they were in their pior countries. I don't hear that happening... maybe it will after some time.
07:31 February 18, 2011 by technoviking
Jews = 159 Nobel Prizes - 14 million worldwide

Muslims = 9 Nobel Prizes - 1.5 BILLION worldwide

You tell me who you'd rather have in your country?

@ lukestar you are an ignorant fool. Read before posting. Muslims are not an oppressed "minority" by any means. Especially compared to the Jews.
09:21 February 18, 2011 by calebian22
US citizen,

Most people associate sexual assault with rape, which it can be and probably was in this case. Sometimes the gory details are not necessary in reporting. Her privacy in regards to this matter are more important, especially when the crime will most likely go unpunished.

As for getting the whole story or at least getting a better perspective of the truth in journalism, watch as many different news programs as possible. I find it interesting to hear the same story sound so completely different after seeing it on SVT, SkyNews, BBC, CNN, AlJazeera (EN) and conservative talk radio streamed from the US. The truth is in there, but journalists are no different from the rest of us. Their personal views, bias their reporting. As the viewing public it is our responsibility to be skeptical.
10:20 February 18, 2011 by Uncle
technoviking

You forgot to mention what kind of Nobel Prizes we are talking about here. Whereas Jews are shovelling Nobel prizes in economy, literature, physics and math, muslims have some peace Nobel Prizes (or a prize for stopping killing people - yippi yey! ) and some literature prizes.

What is interesting all muslims who got literature Nobel prizes are hunted down by their own governments and/or were sitting in prison as dissidents.
14:03 February 18, 2011 by buschmann
@us citizen, I am not sure who you think you're kidding? Gropping is called sexual harrasment, you know that. Gropping has never been called Brutal and sustained sexual assault. Brutal and sustained sexual assault is the STRONGEST LANGUAGE POSSIBLE. CBS would never had reported this story at all if there had been any way to avoid the truth from comming out. CBS is MAINSTREAM american liberal media "we all know that". The attack was recorded on a cell phone and some are trying to post it on the net, so far the sites have been succesfully blocked. Think of how absurd you sound,( Lara Logan was fondled and groped for 30 minutes or so.) She is lucky to be alive! These women who came with soldiers and rescued her? After 20-30 minutes?? That tells me they just stood by and laughed at her until they figured she had had enough.
17:56 February 18, 2011 by Iraniboy
Oh dear. This news has been published again in Israeli cyber website attacks!! there is no mention of Muslims attacking them yet these paid members of these website come to spread their Islamophobic rants.
18:39 February 18, 2011 by Sylvie7
t would the world do without Jews. Every stupidity and inadequacy has been blamed on "the " Jews. Convenient? Muslims reverse whatever they have been doing in the world; then project their behavior on the Jews or Israel. There were great, courageous gentiles in the world of WW 2, but generally Europe worked with the Nazis to annihilate the Jews. For my part the whole continent could sink into the Atlantic. Now we have Muslims who get hysterical when their every demand is not met, or someone has the nerve to criticize or poke fun at them. They enable the latent fascists and Jew haters in the local population by making overt anti Semitism popular again.

I hope as many Jews can leave your part of the world as possible. Why should their abilities and talents be wasted on undeserving people.

As for Lara Logan.... sexual attacks include touching her anywhere on her body without permission. I wonder how the people, especially males would enjoy being fondled and attacked by women they found repulsive. The Egyptians who attacked her made her a target because of her gender. That's the basic criterion for a sexual attack. The attackers chronic, infantile inability to control theirsexual impulses.
19:15 February 18, 2011 by motti
Sexual attacks. the point is that arabs and moslems in particular have a very negative attitude towards western women. they view them as easy meat. in the uk, asian gangs target young white girls as young as 12 yo, usually from broken homes and then force them into prostitution.

this is not opin ion, nor is it propasganda. it is fact. just recently, a british group of pakistani heritage, were found guilty.

sadly, sweden is now facing the spread of dhimnmiphobia and hatred of western ideals. the background of so called judeo christian values is actually based on the scriptures which you can find in the bible. unfortunately, the left do all they can to undermine civiliseed society. this is why they back the moslems. you know how stupid the left are, is when moslems will gain the upper hand and then they will offer their gratitude to those on the left. the choice they offer is convert to islam or you will be hacked to death.

i have mentioned before on this site. if you really need to know the truth, check out these two sites. debkafile and memri. forget what the mullahs in sweden or anywhere else in europe tell you, their aims and ambitions are different. in anycase, a moslem is allowed and encouraged to lie when defending islam

sooner or later the truth out. i honestly believe the battles of vienna and poitiers against mislem aggression will be repeated, mark my words.
20:08 February 18, 2011 by Smiling Canuk
This is very sad. Seems that Malmo has become a blight on Sweden.

My wife and I are contemplating a visit to Denmark to see some friends. We're not Jewish but our Danish friends have told us if we visit Sweden to avoid Malmo altogether. We realize its just one suburb to worry about, but why bother if its like this?

If the Jews leave Sweden I'd expect some of them at least to immigrate to Canada. They'd be quite welcome over here. We do have our own bigots for sure, but nothing like in Malmo.
20:10 February 18, 2011 by Uncle
@iraniboy

Although, I did not understand what the hell you wrote there, but FYI - if you think that someone wants to get PAID for telling muslims what they think about them, you are on heavy drugs.

Now tell me... your one and a half billion is terrorized again by the 6 million Israeli Jews? You poor thingies... all of this suffering from the Israeli despots... How difficult it must be (understanding sigh)...

You tried to delete the entire country with 4 to 7 armies. You could not. You tried to terrorize it by killing citizens, you got owned and in the process showed the entire world what you and your philosophy is really about.. how PISSED OFF you must be.

Say. As we established you do not really care about Palestinians, who suffer much more at the hands of Lebanese, Jordanians and Egyptians than at the hand of Israelis. As you do not give a jack about Kurds either. Just say the truth.

You just really really hate them Jews, don't you? Muslims even joined Hitler in their time, right? It pains you, that the only normal and economically solid country in the Middle East is not muslim, right? It actually undermines all reasoning behind your so called religion, correct? It keeps perspective on the "impossibility" to establish a normal life there. Just admit it...
21:30 February 18, 2011 by technoviking
@ uncle

Haha, yes all 9 of the Muslims probably won the Nobel for telling other Muslims to stop killing each other and act like civilized people... Good point.

@ iraniboy

Another stereotypical response that blames a Zionist conspiracy for the long list of sad shortcomings of Muslim culture. One of those shortcomings: an inability to take responsibility for anything since of course your culture is "perfect", just like the koran.

Stop being so predictable.
22:12 February 18, 2011 by IQ al Rassooli
It is heartening to read so many concerned comments regarding the state of affairs of Islam in Sweden. There is no doubt whatsoever that the current political party is hands in glove with the Islamists either out of total stupidity or corruption.

It is UNTRUE that Muslims in Europe are discriminated against since it is a FACT that Muhammad's Quran is full of Hatemongering, Warmongering, Racist & Misogynist verses against all humans who do not believe as they do. 80% of current humanity whom they call Ummat al Kuffar/ Nation of Infidels.

Anyone reading this and is unsure, please Google 'alrassooli' and collect some of the $600,000 of challenges therein proving every adjective above.

Muslims are NOT allowed to INTEGRATE with Unbelievers because Muhammad and his Allah FORBID them in his Quran!

Read and get enlightened.

After the Jews, it is all of Sweden!
09:57 February 19, 2011 by Rebel
I wonder, don't they teach diversity in Malmo? I think they do it in all the other Swedish schools.
10:34 February 19, 2011 by motti
People in Sweden are quite lucky compared to the poor Norwegians. At least in Sweden you have began to wake up to the threat of Islamic desire to dominate Europe and later the world.

In Norway, the whole of their news media (varying degrees of leftist appeal) is still captivated by images of poor so called Palestinians and the glamour of the oil rich Arab world. Israel is still their whipping boy and their Jewish citizens now feel as "comfortable" as their co religionists in Malmoe. How shameless of them.

I believe the plucky Danes and Finns have thought it out correctly.

Check the two websites under Israelwatch "Sweden Israel and the Jews" and "Norway Israel and the Jews." It makes interesting and thoughtful reading .

Insofar as Iraniboy is concerned, ignore.....his comments are totally worthless and show no reality to life today, only his hatred of all western values.
11:32 February 19, 2011 by loudasthunder
The problems of the Jewish people is not my fight, but it has to be said, as I've not read any posts in their defence...

Here's a concept the Jews haven't thought of...

Instead of being a 'victim', turn the tables on the insurgent attackers, co-ordinate a group effort of Jewish people and attack the muslims. They won't see it coming and will think twice and shiver with fear the next time they see a Jew walking down the street, They will run in the opisite direction in fear of getting the sh_t kicked out of them.

The time has come for the Jewish community to take a stand, no one else will do it for You. The time for tolarence is Over, as it is quite obvious the Swedish government does Not care about Your welfare. The old saying goes...

"If You want something done right, You will have to do it Yourself."

Either accept the way things are now, or take action!

Sweden will turn a blind eye.

Don't be victims for the 2nd time in European history.

Cheers!
11:54 February 19, 2011 by telaviv
I wonder who is bothering the jews in malmo? my fother was saved by the swedish counsul in france giving him a swedish certificate which saved his life,he told us the story, besides i know many swedish people with fishermen from denmark saved the life of the small jewish comunity in denmark.

is something changed in sweden the last years?

beni

israel
14:59 February 19, 2011 by local-aam
Sorry for the Jews. As human being everyone has the right to live in this world. But it is Israel that is forcefully taking over the Arab land and probably such happenings are just a side effect of it.

Watch this documentary from BBC revealing the true face of the Jews.

Go to YOUTUBE and then watch the following video

watch?v=sTszskhUrd0
15:11 February 19, 2011 by Dave N
Sweden - prepare for more of the same as the turmoil in the Muslim world leads to a flood of asylum seeking refugees. 6000 have already turned up in Italy fleeing from Tunisia and this is just the beginning. France will end up with most of them but there will be thousands heading north where the free housing and welfare benefits beckon.

One of Tunisia's last synagogues was burnt down last week and today it is reported that a Catholic priest has had his throat slit. Oh, don't you just love the followers of the Religion of Peace? They spread love and harmony wherever they go.
15:21 February 19, 2011 by telaviv
i do think the dispute betwen the palestinian and israelies has nothing to do with the small jewish comunity in malmo,

About the israeli palestinian dispute i believe that the only solution is two states living side by side in peace and giving back occuppied territories i think it is very big mistake we controll the people there i do believe the moderate people will prevale and the agrement will come ,both sides are tired from the wars.
15:23 February 19, 2011 by dt804a
Reply to "local-aam": The BBC has turned into a front for anti-Israel agitation and should be discounted utterly. If you google "Honest Reporting and BBC", you can find numerous article documenting this fact. BBC stands for "Biased Broadcasting Service". At any rate, why are Jews in general pilloried because of Israeli policies? Your text betrays latent anti-Semitism.
16:35 February 19, 2011 by telaviv
on 29 november 1948 the un has decided to divided palestine to 2 states a jewish one and an arab one, Ben Gurion accepted immidiatly ,the day after 7 arab countries well eqiped attacked the tiny Israel of 600000 habitants in order to eliminate them ,one of the countries who opposed the Un decision was Britain who controlled Palestine . they say let the arabs do the job for us....since then 5 terribile wars which didn't bring any solution.

the only solution is that was decided by resolution of Un =2 states living side by side in peace ,and more something about Britain ,my mother was refugee she was in Auschwiz the British soldiers took her with force with a ship with many refugee the ship named Exsodus to Germay.

Our family don't want to go to Europe any more Israel is our country we don't have no where to go ,all our families were murded there and we do not want to live there, we do want to live in Israel in peace with the Arabs I do agree we should give territories for a real peae and a creation of 2 states living peacefully together
19:16 February 19, 2011 by Uncle
@telaviv

Beni, nothing changed in Sweden. It is not the Swedes who harass the Jews, but the peaceful and loving members of Islam. This country allows these ungrateful minorities to come, in order to suppress the shame from when they turned ships with Jews back to Germany in 1938-39.

So these animals cannot do anything better than to attack religious Jews on the streets (like for example - finding a job. More than 70% of all muslim immigrants in Malmö are unemployed).

What is ironic is that they were accepted here, because they managed to prove to the gullible swedes that they were persecuted in their homeland and with that, they have the nerve to attack elderly and children, based on their ethnicity/religion.

@loudasthunder

You are naive if you think that swedes will not react if Jews unite and attack muslims. Look how they do not give a jack about hundreds of thousands of killed in Somalia and Darfur, but are REALLY concerned about every olive tree in the pales. terr. The reason is that europeans think that white Christians and Jews are better than muslims (or black christians in Africa). They treat muslims like a retarded child that has no obligations, whereas Jews "should know better than that". That is why Aftonbladet is quiet about beatings of Jews on the street, but would explode if Jews would create a gang that attacks muslims.
19:51 February 19, 2011 by telaviv
muslem in sweden have no reason to attack swedish jewish citizens and viceversa', i really cannot understand it . if somebody attack israelies because our policy in occupied territories i can understand ,it we fight with the arabs here for very long time,but this has nothing to do with jews and muslems who lived in sweden,one should respect the swedesh kidness that give asyl right to people from different countries,and i do not believe that jews created problems to the swedish they are very gratrfull that sweden saved their life.

once i spoke with a friend not jewish from italy ,he told me they give asyl right to needed persons but the moment the asyles make crimes on the italian ground they send them back home
20:22 February 19, 2011 by loudasthunder
@ Uncle

You are Spot-on, I keep forgeting that Sweden is a racist state, this hasn't changed since Hitler and Nazis, as Sweden made the bullits for Nazis and allowed the trains filled with jews to pass right through.

@ Dave N

Awesome, more insurgents are comming and the hunters stock up on more ammo : )

I love the local, it a great place to vent without actually going out and sh_t-smackin' a muslim around.

Have a safe weekend everyone, except of course for the Religion of Peace insurgents, they're always busy making plans for their next assault on humanity...
22:13 February 19, 2011 by ConnieLeePortman
We can't win Islam there are too many religious Muslims in the world.

I think the best thing to do is to convert to Islam :-) and then we will have a peaceful life.

What do you think?

Greeting from Israel to all the swedish people.

P.S

Religion sucks!!!!!!!!!!!
22:44 February 19, 2011 by technoviking
@ Dave N is dead on.

As these "revolutions" unfold over the next decade into civil war, Islamist power grabs and other madness we can all expect a flood of Muslims pouring into the West looking for help and a free lunch from the dirty infidels, since they are incapable of living peacefully amongst themselves despite their joke of a religion of peace.

Hopefully by then Europe will have smartened up and shut the gates having realized who these "refugees" really are and the violent, backwards, soul sucking evil they represent.

Stop immigration from Muslim countries and most major problems in Sweden will be solved.
23:39 February 19, 2011 by Njal
Everyone should remember events like this, when they go to vote for the next election, you do have the power to change things if you take an interest. Thing do not have to remain this way. Imagine a Sweden with no muslims or mosques.
23:46 February 19, 2011 by dt804a
Reply to "ConnieLeePortman"

Your comment, "We can't win Islam there are too many religious Muslims in the world", is exactly what the Islamists want to hear. Let me remind you: our civilization has been under Islamist attack more than once in the past; in 732, our forefathers defeated the Islamist in the Battle of Tours, and on 9-11 of the year 1683 our forefathers defeated the Islamists at the gates of Vienna (you can read Wikipedia about both these pivotal events). So Islamists can be defeated and must be defeated. The despicable governments of EUrabia are doing all they can to defeat our civilization, the last such step being the vote against Israel at the Security Council on Friday, 18 Feb ("a date that will live in infamy"). Fortunately, our civilization has Fortress North America to save our civilization, just as we did in two world wars.
00:22 February 20, 2011 by mkvgtired
@Smiling Canuk

"If the Jews leave Sweden I'd expect some of them at least to immigrate to Canada. They'd be quite welcome over here."

I have talked to many concerned Jews in Europe when traveling there. Most are reluctant to even tell you they are Jewish. As I always tell them, come to the US, we welcome productive people, let the welfare addicts stay here.
10:16 February 20, 2011 by @s-reader
all your comments generate hate and racism! no one can find a solution only bla bla bla bla!!!
11:50 February 20, 2011 by motti
@telaviv. They obviously don't teach you enough about history in Israel schools. Prior to 1948, when the British "liberated" land under the old Ottoman Empire, the British and French carved up the whole of the middle east to share between them the spoils.

Britain secured the territory east and west of the River Jordan and named it Palestine. In 1920 Chruchill, decided to give all the lands (78%) east of the River to a Hashemite prince from what is today Saudi Arabia and called it Trans Jordan. That is already one state. This was done to appease him as his cousin was already named ruler of the country now known as Iraq, The Jews had expected all of Palestine, after this dastardly act, all the land swest of the river was expected to be Jewish. This was not to be the case. The British military acted against the terms of their government even as the San Remo pact became known. This was to recognise the Jewish claims.

Until 1948, the British Colonial Office and the Military took a wholly different view and decided that British interests reigned supreme and did all it could to stop Jews living in lands west of the river, still called Palestine. Arab immigrationwas encouraged and after world war II they installed one of the hateful le Husseini family as Grand Mufti. This man was a dedicated NAZI (as most Moslems are) who had met and befriended Hitler and assured him that he would have all the Jews decimated.

In 1948, and since, over a million Jews became original refugees from Islamic and Arab lands. Lands where they had lived for over 2000-3000 years, well before the time of Islam or Christ. Since 1948, hundreds of millions of people around the world have become refugees, fleeing their land of birth and heritage. No UN help was available to them. Only the so called Palestinians have their seat at the UN, called UNWRA.

There are already 2 states, what people are now asking for is a solution involving 3 states, when all the Arabs want is 1 state.

In answer to Jews fighting back, when they do, as Israel, their is wide spread condemnation. Here in the UK, the Nazis received a good hiding from the Jews. They no longer are a force to be reckoned with. Perhaps, the Jews as outnumbered as you are in Sweden, should do the same. Israel is still a tiny state surrounded by huge and mightily aremde Arab nations, and still she beats them. TelAviv, the expression used to be ein brera klal! Atslakha Akhi.
12:28 February 20, 2011 by dt804a
Note to Motti above:

You say, "after world war II they installed one of the hateful le Husseini family as Grand Mufti". Actually, it was after WW I, in 1921-2, that the British High Commissioner Samuel appointed Hajj Amin al Husseini as Grand Mufti of Jerusalem. You can find a rather detailed article about this despicable character in (among other places) Wikipedia.
13:33 February 20, 2011 by Uncle
"muslem in sweden have no reason to attack swedish jewish citizens"

Welcome to the world of muslim logic.

BTW, the mayor of Malmö claimed that Jews are guilty by that they did not distance themselves from Israel. Here is a "reason" for you.

This of course does not apply to the muslims who are not required to disctance themselves from their apartheid dictatorships that fill graveyards in industrial amounts.
18:00 February 20, 2011 by mkvgtired
@s-reader

"all your comments generate hate and racism! no one can find a solution only bla bla bla bla!!! "

Actually I thought the solution was pretty obvious and almost unanimous. Stop letting people that hate Western values into Western countries, and deport the ones already there that are spewing the most hate. There I found a 2-Step solution so you can sleep tonight.
18:36 February 20, 2011 by telaviv
Motti-- thank you for the history leson part of it I knew like the meeting between Hag Amin El Husseini and Hitler,also the agreement betwen France and Britain and the creation of Jordan Kingdom,but the resolution 181 of Un decided over the division of palestine to 2 States and I am talking about all territory which was included in cease fire green lines in 1948 when we to that resolution go- I srael should have been a very tiny state without Galil and Negev just with small corridor between the west part of the Jordan and the Meditarne see ,lucly the Arabs attacked us from seven states and luckly with good effort we manage after 1 year of fight and 3000 deads from amount of 600000 citizen, to stop the arabs armies so at the end of the war we stand on the green lines of 1948 ,this lines were not the lines of the planed Jewish state from 29 November 1948.

Today no Israeli will accept to go back to that lines nobody can defend himself enter the lines of 1948 and of course we shell not accept to create the microscopic state as was at first planed in the resolution 181 ,today also Netanayo speaks over creation of Palestinian state between Jordan and Israel that will include a free corridor to Gaza strip, there were allready talks about which part of west Jordan will remain in Jewish hands and which goes to the Palestinian,

Meanwhile we can talk just with half of the Palestinian ,the other half in Gaza is against any compromise and go on with the war I felt it very well as I was with my family in Shalter in Op. Oferet Yezuka

Thanks again Beni
19:59 February 20, 2011 by Rick Methven
@Njal

"Everyone should remember events like this, when they go to vote for the next election, you do have the power to change things if you take an interest. Thing do not have to remain this way. Imagine a Sweden with no muslims or mosques"

Any Jew who voted for the SD would be like signing his/her death warrant.

A leopard NEVER changes it's spots, it just tries to cover them up when it sneaks into the cow pen.

Yes SD will go for Muslims first, Jews will be next.

Just check out what the grass roots members are saying when they are not controlled.

They want a nice blue eyed, blonde haired Aryan race.

"First they came for the Communists but I was not a Communist so I did not speak out. Then they came for the Socialists and the Trade Unionists but I was not one of them, so I did not speak out. Then they came for the Jews but I was not Jewish so I did not speak out. And when they came for me, there was no one left to speak out for me."
22:27 February 20, 2011 by dt804a
Comment to Mr Methven:

I have read the material about the SD, as presented in Jihad Watch - I have full confidence in JihadWatch, and what is good for Spencer is good for me; see link to his presentation below.

Your anti-SD propaganda is very similar to the Neo-Stalinists propaganda against all awakening EUrabians, especially the propaganda against Geert Wilders. I don't buy it.

In your comment you show "genuine concern" for Jews, warning them about SD. But what I have witnessed from other parties in EUrabia, esp the perfidious Social-Democrats, is a consistent attack on Israel over three decades. Nobody can be worse than they are.

http://www.google.ca/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CCAQFjAB&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.jihadwatch.org%2Fimages%2FPresentation%2520of%2520the%2520Sweden%2520Democrats-3.pdf&ei=7oRhTfGfD82TtweWv_2SDA&usg=AFQjCNE-Qc7J5wBuv2-0lQ2XFodalS6KVw&sig2=s13XmMPPYZ1RVEqShZyeBQ
22:31 February 20, 2011 by technoviking
"muslem in sweden have no reason to attack swedish jewish citizens"

They had no reason to chant "Jew!, Jew!" while they gang raped poor Lara Logan during their celebration of "democracy" in Egypt. But they did...

Since when has reason ever played a role in any of this madness?
00:48 February 21, 2011 by powerofknowledge
WHO KILLED THE JEWISH????!!!!!!!!

Christian European White Nazist

Christian European White Nazist

Christian European White Nazist

Christian European White Nazist
00:51 February 21, 2011 by travels
@ motti, dt804a, telaviv

Just to add to your comments a nd for people to have a little more info. Mohammad (Haj) Amin Al-Husseini, the virulently anti-Semitic mufti of Jerusalem with very deep ties to German Nazis, was also the mentor of Egyptian-born YASSER ARAFAT, who at age 17, started to work for Mohammad Amin Al-Husseini (allegedly great-uncle of Arafat). Yasser Arafat's real name was Mohammed Yasser Abdel Rauf Arafat Al-Kudwa Al-Husseini. Arafat reportedly changed his name intentionally to disguise his connection to Mohammad Amin al-Husseini. There is so much more about Mohammad Amin Al-Husseini, Mufti of Jerusalem from 1921 to 1948, and his influence in Muslims' deep anti Semitism, violent Islamic jihadist movement and so many other regional issues. Look him up. Just to get a quick glance at this despicable man, http://www.tellthechildrenthetruth.com/amin_en.html
11:19 February 21, 2011 by zooeden
Boo frippin hoo!!!
11:25 February 21, 2011 by Rick Methven
@dt804a

What I am trying to point out is that when you analyse any extreme right wing political party such as SD or the BNP in the UK or the myriad of American neo-nazi parties, there is one common thread and that is hate. They pick on a particular subject which can stir up emotion and gain support in the case of SD Muslim immigrants. They have no other platform at all.

So lets say that they can stir up enough support to get into power or like in Denmark get into a power brokerage situation where their policies become law and Muslim immigrants are kicked out.But that will not solve all the problems of the country and the voters will not be happy so SD will have to find a new target to blame all the problems of the world on and who will it be?

For hundreds of years Jews have been the scapegoat for economic and social problems throughout Europe, from the pogroms in Russia through to Germany in the 30's

When a nation does not want to blame itself for the problems it faces and looks for a non-indigenous scapegoat.

Today, SD claims that it is only against Muslims and Jews are OK, ( to say otherwise would have it banned)

At the same time it talks about a country of CHRISTIAN Swedish values. Many of the current SD members come from the neo-nazi parties of old. Their beliefs have not changed, just put on hold until the first target - the Muslims are dealt with.

How long would it take to see SD supporters yelling

JEWS killed Christ?
12:55 February 21, 2011 by philster61
Religion poisons everything....
16:00 February 21, 2011 by @s-reader
@ mkvgtired

Religion is a cultural system that creates powerful and long-lasting meaning, by establishing symbols that relate humanity to truths and values.Many religions have narratives, symbols, traditions and sacred histories that are intended to give meaning to life or to explain the origin of life or the universe. ( Wiki definition)!

Meaning to life! That's what poisons people!

Why muslim hates jew? why jew think that everybody hate them? why people are afraid of the spread of islam?!!

There are a lot of "CP" in this world!!
18:52 February 21, 2011 by telaviv
the jews as a minority in Europe were always during 2500 years of exile in Europe under pressure and restriction there were short time oftolerance to jews but most was ruled by laws against jews, Pogroms for religion reasons or economical or racial reason ,my parents came from Europe they lost their families like other jews and not jews in the 2 ww we all children born in Israel were educated to respect everybody without difference of religion gender race etc, but also to fight over our right to exisist as a nation meanwhile respecting the national aspiration of ourneighbors
21:39 February 22, 2011 by wolfbay
We have visited our friends in Sweden a number of times in the past. My wife wants to visit again but I'm reluctant to return again. My mothers side came from Sweden while my fathers ancestors were Russian Jews. I could be careful not to mention my ancestry and it would probably never come up but just the idea that a significant minority especially in Southern Sweden wants to do me physical harm because of my ancestry makes me not want to return.
01:05 February 23, 2011 by buschmann
@ wolfbay: well said! I am a 6 foot 2 inches 220 pound avid bodybuilder/ marathon runner, ex US marine with combat expierence. I would travel to sweden, but I would never take a woman with me. Too much violence, especially against women. The swedish goverment should be concerned that people like us feel the way we do, but they don't.
04:08 February 23, 2011 by travels
@buschmann

You say..."The swedish goverment should be concerned that people like us feel the way we do, but they don't."

Sorry to say this, but if the politicians are not concerned about what they are doing to their country they are not likely to be concerned about how some tourists feel. Their whole mentality is pathetic, it's good that the Social Democrats are finally starting to loose influence...after many decades of shaping the country.
23:27 February 23, 2011 by technoviking
@ buschman

That's one of the more ridiculous things I've read in a long time.

I grew up in the US and can tell without a doubt that outside of Malmo and some isolated immigrant ghettos, Sweden is about the safest place you could be.

If you'd set foot in NY or LA, you'd be in much more "danger" though both of those cities are perfectly safe if you stay out of the obviously stupid places to go. I've lived in both.

Now in 20 YEARS in Sweden if demographic trends stay the same, you might be on to something but for now it's idyllic compared to most places. Let's hope it stays that way.
09:18 February 24, 2011 by Ravioli
@ Rick Meth-

+What I am trying to point out is that when you analyse any extreme right wing political party such as SD or the BNP in the UK or the myriad of American neo-nazi parties.....+

Myriad of American Neo-Nazi parties? Rick, what in God's name (or Allah's name for u) are you talking about? As everyone knows the US has 2 major parties and maybe 4 or 5 others that appear on an election ballot. I can assure you that none of those parties are anything like SD or BNP. Don't talk about 'hate' and then let your own hatreds blind you better thinking. Please explain yourself.
09:39 February 24, 2011 by Rick Methven
@Ravioli

How about this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfpB99bj0fI

Most probably find yourself there

"The 2005 Survey of American Attitudes Towards Jews in America, a national poll of 1,600 American adults conducted in March 2005, found that 14% of Americans - or nearly 35 million adults - hold views about Jews that are "unquestionably anti-Semitic,"

Read more here

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antisemitism_...e_United_States
10:12 February 24, 2011 by Ravioli
Maybe so. I don't think that Jews are too concerned about it since most of those 1,600 people that voted are probably living a lot lower quality of life than them. But what are you talking about when it comes to American political parties? There are no American political parties which occupy the role that SD or BNP do in Sweden or England. Period. Your anti-Americanism is overflowing.
10:24 February 24, 2011 by Rick Methven
Most of the white supremacists vote for right wing republicans when they are not allowed to put up candidates themselves.

Big supporters of the Tea Party

Here is another clip of you and your friends

http://www.chacha.com/videos/cultures-grou...ube/Surdizmf_dw

These people are the reason why the majority of Jews in the US vote for the Democrats
10:44 February 24, 2011 by Ravioli
Rick, you are sadly misguided. First of all, everyone here on TL knows how you feel about Jewish people. You've come out in support of Malmö's mayor after he refused to acknowledge that Jewish people are harassed, attacked and driven out of Malmö by your religion of peace. Second, you claimed that there were a "myriad" of neo-nazi political parties in the USA. I can personally guarantee you that there are none. If you don't believe me, do what you should have done before you flapped your gums w/o doing the proper research and look it up.

Also, trying to paint me a somehow a hater of Jews is just an unbelievably desperate reach.
13:17 February 24, 2011 by Rick Methven
Ravioli racist troll

There you go again with lies and more lies making false accusations about what I have written when I have not.

You are the one who has been outed ( and banned) so many times as the nasty little racist troll that you are. It is obvious every time you touch the keyboard
15:41 February 24, 2011 by Torontonian
Any other article will get about 10 or maximum 20 comments. When it is about Jews (or Israel), we are at 90 (and counting). This is very typical of a society that has not come to term with its minorities. The Swedish Jews are an easy target of negligible number so there is a perfect scapegoat. Sweden, it at the end you will be hurting yourself.

It is a historic fact, once Jews leave/deported, the state that pushed them out goes into downward spiral.
17:42 February 24, 2011 by Anarka
In the way that this article is written it really seems to me that they are not pointing out the fact enough that these attacks are coming from Muslims of the Islamic community. This writer seems to be avoiding the fact that Muslims are anti-semetic. Why is this writer so afraid to write the truth even though it is right in front of his face. Islam = facism
19:28 February 24, 2011 by technoviking
@ Rick

I highly doubt SD could realistically "go after" Jews because Jews aren't commiting crimes, draining the social system, etc or doing anything they could realistically point to in an effort to generate generalized public support...

Though I personally find their Christian rhetoric highly off putting and irrelevant to a legitimate immigration debate.

However, Muslims are ALREADY overwhelmingly anti-semitic and discriminatory starting right from the Koran.

Who are worse befellows? A religion founded on fascistic, anti-semitic ideals that commands hostility to all outside cultures or a group of people who's hostilities are directed at opposing them?

Both may be fascistic, but SD will lose traction after they lose a Muslim opponent. Islamists won't stop until we're all Muslims and our wives are wearing headscarves.
17:09 February 26, 2011 by motti
@TD thank you for the obvious correction. My awful typing rushed before I departed for a short break. I have only just returned. As I mentioned earlier, good to see the Swedes finally waking from their crypto communist leaders lulling them into hibernation.

We see this last week the revolts in much of the Arab Moslem world. Now you know why these people are so desprate to emigrate to western lands. What I fail to understand is whn e they do make a successful transition, is why whey wish to convert those lands to the same mental state as the lands they left.

I watched SKY TV news just one evening this last week. joke of the week was their text heading asking if it was time to intervene? Are they crazy? Just whom did they have in mind. what a load of crap.

Now in the UK we see the PM "call me Dave" Cameron and his government and opposition being criticised ofr exporting arms to Libya and all the other oil rich Arab lands. These arms were used against the civil population. How awful (excuse my cynicism) and rightly so. When the Arabs have been supplied by western nations, just who were the expected victims? Aah, Israeli civilians, so that's okay then. Camron could have used his remarks about an open prison against any Arab/Moslem nation, yet failed miserably to do so.
20:22 February 26, 2011 by Britt-Marie7
I am Swedish, but live in the US. I am disappointed in my fellow swedes and how often, when I visit Sweden, I mention the problem with the Muslims and the Jewish community in Malmo, they either have no idea or care. Unbelievable!

I would more than welcome Jewish people to come to the US, here we treat them like one of us, no difference.
06:50 February 27, 2011 by Lavaux
The comments on this string confirm the literature: With regard to Jew hating, leftists and Islamo-fascists make for easy allies. In Europe, Jew hating offers common ground to leftists and Muslims, although their justifications are different. To learn more about the left's anti-Jewish history, I recommend the book "Liberal Fascism" by Jonah Goldberg. It'll open your eyes to where the left is really coming from on this issue.
10:23 February 28, 2011 by NoVaseline
you are not black and you are not moslem! so, why you're complaining? you're white! what's the problem? do you know how hard it is being black or moslem? I believe born as Jew is a lot better. You're protected by layers of international laws and rights. Don't be too spoiled!
11:00 February 28, 2011 by motti
@NoVaseline. What's the problem? So Arab Moslems kill each other. They also kill black Moslems because they are black. Fact. look at what's happrened in the Sudan

If Jews are so protected, why are there ongoing problems against the Jewish people today? Even more shamefully, so soon after the holocaust. Here in the UK, the Moslems have greater protection than anyone else because of a number of reasons. 1/ don't upset them, Saudi oil might be switched off. 2/ don't upset them, I need their vote in my constintuancy. 3/ don't upset them, the human rights people will be up in arms (their executive officers are usually black and Moslem, ot ultra left wingers) 4/ don't upset them, it might weaken our ability to supply arms to the peaceful, democratic Arab Moslem world.

If you are a Moslem, I suggest you ask why your black gold (oil) rich Arab Moslem nations do not support you, instead of western tax payers having to continually bail you oput of starvation. And why? Because your leaders ensure you are kept in poverty to hate the west, Jews, Christians, Hindus, Sikhs, Druse Pagans etc. How pathetic you are. It seems Islam is a religion based upon hatred, and a haven for misfits and losers. A real shame.
18:16 February 28, 2011 by Njal
Agree with Dave N,

These sorts of problems will not go away until you repatriate muslims to their own countries. Pick whatever Western country you like, none of the people were asked if they wanted immigration from muslim lands, they just don't fit in.

Muslims in Scandinavia? When was that ever a good idea?
20:43 February 28, 2011 by Jannik
@Njal

The mantra in Sweden seems to be; "let in hordes of muslims, no matter what the consequences are".

The multicultural politicians who let this immigration disaster hit Sweden, should be put on trial and charged with treason towards folk and country.
19:42 March 1, 2011 by Njal
@ Keith #5083

100% agree with you.
00:51 March 2, 2011 by UKperson66
Let's face it. Swedes might like to think that Sweden is a country for the Swedes but it is not. We live in a globalized world now and the world is owned by banks and politicians. These people own Sweden.

Most of the economically powerful nations have become so because of migrants - US, UK and yes even Germany benefitted massively because of the Jews.

Long gone are the days of the 1934 Sterilization act where, in the name of bettering the race "Sweden sterilized more people than any other European state except Nazi Germany" (wikipedia). Those nations that don't accept change will just fall into decay.
19:49 March 9, 2011 by vb74
@ ukperson66

That is total left wing nonsence.
09:32 March 17, 2011 by Ansgard
Problem is just as bad for Swedes.
08:08 March 29, 2011 by Dearborn
Free Speech

The Henry Ford's book is quite interesting.

The name of the book is The world's Foremost Problem, ok?

What's wrong with it? Can't I give my opinion? Isn't that the Free World?
21:29 March 29, 2011 by NowSwimBack
The solution is for Jews to leave and go back to the middle east where they belong, not for the Swedes to have to pay for extra police to protect them.
01:13 March 30, 2011 by Dearborn
It would be better if everyone watch this movie just for knowledge purposes:

The War You Don't See, a film by John Pilger
08:44 April 4, 2011 by Dearborn
@ No Haram Done

You have forgotten to mention about the macabre statements written in The TALMUD and The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.

The Governments around the World should ban anti-ethic contents from the religious books.
12:04 June 15, 2012 by Samir S. Halabi
I would suggest that Jewish families in Malmo purchase Black Russian Terrier dogs. (These Dogs can weigh up to 70kg or more and stand to the shoulders between 74c/m to 84c/m or in some cases more) originally bred in 'The Red Star kennels of the Russian Military in the 1940s. This dog is a fantastic canine protector Body-guard, he will protect his owner and family from attacks, when properly trained and handled nobody would dare to challenge you. he will protect your children from any attacks made by Malmo's Jew-hating Muslims. When you walk this dog in the Malmo streets, I pity anyone that will dare to attack you.
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