Senior officials in Finland have expressed concern over the attacks, Ynet reported, but have not taken real action against their perpetrators.
Finland’s Jewish history starts with the Cantonists, Russian Jews conscripted to the military with the intent that they become Christian.
“Essentially it’s about animal rights and children’s autonomy that are perceived as more important than religious freedom.”
Finland will investigate evidence suggesting that soldiers of its army were involved in killing Jews during the Holocaust
Christian Zionists in Finland celebrated the 25th anniversary since their community began helping Russian-speaking Jews immigrate to Israel, or make aliyah.
The Finnish Sports Federation awarded first place to a Jewish runner who was denied victory at a national competition 75 years ago.
Finland’s new chief rabbi is Simon Livson, the 30 year-old Israeli born son of Finns.
Finnish lawmaker Pertti Salolainen reportedly dismissed criticism of his references to “Jewish control” over U.S. politics as “a pure analysis of foreign policy.”
Justin “Nordic Thunder” Howard from the US won the 17th Air Guitar World Championship in Oulu, Finland on August 24 2012.The three day event culminates in a Grand Finale at Rotuaari Square in the centre of Oulu in Northern Finland. Around 5000 people gathered in the city centre to watch 18 contestants from around the world battle for the grand prize — a real guitar.