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  • Swedish Intellectuals Link Soviet Anti-semitism to Red Bloc, Arab Action on Jews

    The Soviet Government’s allegedly official anti-Semitism was linked here today to anti-Semitic manifestations in other Eastern European countries and to the situation in Arab countries where Jews have been deprived of citizenship rights, imprisoned and executed. The conclusion was reached by a group of Scandinavian intellectuals attending a symposium on the condition of Soviet Jews… More ▸

  • Denmark, Sweden Praised for Roles in Saving Jews from Nazis in October, 1943

    Denmark and Sweden were praised here today for their roles in saving Danish Jews from the Nazis in October, 1943. The statement of praise by Mrs. Rose L. Halprin, chairman of the American Section of the World Jewish Congress, was forwarded to both countries through their Washington embassies. At a section meeting here, Mrs. Halprin… More ▸

  • Swedish Zionist Federation Urges Greater Immigration to Israel

    The Zionist Federation of Sweden has adopted resolutions calling for increased immigration to Israel and greater Zionist information and educational activities in Sweden. The gathering was addressed by Abraham Schenker, head of the Jewish Agency’s information department. Fritz Hollander was re-elected Federation president. More ▸

  • Canadian Jews in Tribute to Denmark, Sweden on Anniversary of Rescue Effort

    Ambassador Boegh Andersen, Danish Ambassador to Canada, told a meeting here to pay tribute to Denmark and Sweden on the 25th anniversary of the rescue of the Danish Jewish population from the Nazis, that the events of October 1943 did not merit any special commendation since the Danes did the only normal and natural thing… More ▸

  • Jews Will Honor Denmark and Sweden on Anniversary of Rescue from Nazis

    American Jewry will honor Denmark and Sweden next October in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the rescue of Danish Jews from the Nazis. The Jews, whom the Gestapo had marked for deportation, were transported from occupied Denmark to Sweden in small boats under cover of darkness, in October, 1943, an operation in which many… More ▸

  • Leftwing Demonstrators Greet Foreign Minister Eban Oslo and Stockholm

    Israel’s Foreign Minister Abba Eban, who was the target of leftwing anti-Israel student demonstrations when he lectured at Oslo University last night, ran into more of the same when he arrived in Stockholm this morning, the second capital to be visited on his current Scandinavian tour. An anonymous tip to Stockholm police that there was… More ▸

  • Swedish Diplomat Expected to Go to Mideast Under Security Council Resolution

    Gunnar Jarring, a veteran Swedish diplomat was believed today to be United Nations Secretary General U Thant’s choice as the emissary to be sent to the Middle East under a Security Council resolution adopted unanimously yesterday. The resolution, proposed by Britain, called for withdrawal of Israel from occupied Arab territories, termination of all claims of… More ▸