Swedish Cultural and Political Leaders Join Organization Asking Recognition of Israel
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Swedish Cultural and Political Leaders Join Organization Asking Recognition of Israel

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A number of Swedish cultural and political leaders have joined the recently organized Swedish-Israeli Cultural Association which has been urging the government to extend recognition to the Jewish state.

Meanwhile, Swedish Jews, who number about 10,000, have been active in raising funds and various materials for the Haganah and other Israeli organizations.Among other contributions, the Swedish Jewish community has obtained and prepared for shipment a number of ambulances which will be assigned to the Israeli Army.

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