Swedish Jews Contributed More Than $1,000, 000 for Refugee Aid in Country Since 1933
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Swedish Jews Contributed More Than $1,000, 000 for Refugee Aid in Country Since 1933

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The Jewish community of Sweden today made public a report which shows that although there are only 10,000 Jews in the country, they have contributed $1,100,000 to the support of Jewish victims of Nazism in Sweden since 1933. The report disclosed that the Swedish Government during the same period allocated $400,000 to Swedish Jewry for aid to Jewish refugees in the country.

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