Army called in to protect Jews in Denmark
RELIGIONS NEWS AGENCY (REDNA) – The army is being called in to protect synagogues in Denmark and the Israeli embassy in Copenhagen.
This is while there has been a rise in antisemitism caused by the Israel-Hamas war. The Jewish Chronicle reports that there are an estimated 6-8,000 Jews in Denmark. The Danish Jewish Society said antisemitic incidents had almost tripled against the same period last year.
Denmark’s chief rabbi was assaulted and spat at on his way to a TV interview, and a Holocaust memorial boulder and amphitheatre in Copenhagen were vandalised.