History of the Jews in Sweden – slideshow

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    1/21. 700CE.
    First contacts between Swedes and Jews.

    The Vikings traded with the Khazars, a people living in an area between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. A large number of Khazars were Jewish believers.


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    2/21. 1000-1500CE.
    No Jewish presence in Sweden.

    It is possible that some of the many Jews who were driven from their homes during the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries may have ended up in Sweden.

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