For many years after World War II, there have been rumors about the Nazis’ use of Jewish corpses to make soap. Evidence has never been found to support the rumor, writes Times of Israel.
According to SVT, the bag was left outside Stadsmuseum Norrköping, approx. 145 km southwest of Stockholm. The bag was found the day after the opening of the exhibition Co-operation and Resistance – Nazism in Norrköping then and now. The bag was found on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
According to Peter Lyrander, the municipality’s security representative, the incident will probably be treated as an intimidation incident. There are no suspects in the case.
The number of anti-Semitic incidents in 2018 in Sweden increased by 53 percent compared to the figures from 2016, according to official statistics.
Read MIFF’s article on anti-Semitism in connection with Crystal Night in Sweden, Denmark and Norway here.
Read MIFF’s articles on anti-Semitism in Malmö here.