European Jewish Congress, de judiska
församlingarnas federation i Europa, är
djupt oroad över det antisemitiska
krisläget i Malmö.
"Det är en samlad attack för att driva
bort judarna. Församlingen är döende
av "tusen ständiga knivhugg"."
EJC kräver ett möte med statsminister
Reinfeldt med anledning av de ständiga
antisemitiska attackerna i Malmö.
The President of the European Jewish Congress
(EJC), Dr. Moshe Kantor, warned that the
Swedish Jewish community is in grave danger
after a series of anti-Semitic attacks, most
notably an attack on two Jewish women in
Malmo earlier in the week.
“The situation is intolerable for Jews in
Malmo and every week we hear of another
attack,” Kantor said.
“The community is slowly being pushed out;
it is dying of a ‘thousand cuts’.
Each attack should be seen and dealt with
as a part of a greater pattern to make
Jewish life unsustainable in Sweden.”
“The attacks against Jews should be seen in
their entirety and there is a concerted attempt
to rid certain areas in Sweden, if not the whole
country, of Jews.”
Earlier in the week, large swastikas were twice
scrawled on several doors belonging to two
separate Jewish homes in Malmo, according to
a report in Sydsvenskan, a local daily. One of
the homes was broken into, and a computer
and Judaica were stolen. The homeowners
reportedly called police four times during the
weekend as the assailants continued to return.
This follows an attack on a synagogue in Malmo,
a rabbi viciously attacked in the street and
several assaults carried out against the Jewish
community in the last couple of months.
“The EJC will request a meeting with the Prime
Minister of Sweden to discuss the issue and
the need for greater policing, enforcement of
anti-racism laws and a long-term strategy for
dealing with the attacks on the Jewish community
because we are reaching a tipping point for the
Jews in Sweden," Kantor said.