"It is bad enough that the Jewish Community Centre in Malmö was attacked with an explosive device and bricks through its reinforced entrance just after Yom Kippur. What is worse is that in Sweden, a country that prides itself on its progressive human rights record, the authorities lack the courage to confront the pervasive Jew-hatred that produced this attack in the first place and to bring the perpetrators of past attacks to justice. Worse still is the apparent public and media indifference.
Seventy years after Europe was devastated by the Nazis, antisemitism is once more commonplace and tacitly accepted on that continent. European civilisation has failed to cast off its long and disgraceful history of anti-Jewish prejudice and persecution. The mark of Cain remains etched indelibly on its forehead, and for this it will one day again pay a terrible price."Here's a reminder of the plight of Jews in Malmö:
And here's another:
Since those videos were made three years ago hate crimes against Jews in Sweden's third largest city have continued apace, as this interview that took place earlier this year indicates:
Let's hope the "Sweden of the South" heeds the lessons inherent in the real Sweden's mistakes.