16.12.2010 9.Tevet, 5771
Wiesenthal Center tells Jews not to travel to Sweden
Human rights organization issues travel advisory because Jews in Sweden "have been subject to anti-Semitic taunts and harassment."
The Simon Wiesenthal-Center, the Los Angeles-based human rights organization, has taken the unusual step of issuing a travel advisory about security concerns in Sweden because of growing anti-Jewish discrimination.
During a meeting on Tuesday with Sweden’s Justice Minister Beatrice Ask in Stockholm, the associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, Rabbi Abraham Cooper, and Dr. Shimon Samuels, who oversees the center’s International Relations department, outlined the reasons for the travel advisory….