Sweden's EU Minister Birgitta Ohlsson, center, Willy Silberstein of the Swedish Committee Against Anti-Semitism, right, and Joshua Kaufman set out from a synagogue with several hundred Jews and their supporters on a "kippa-march" through Malmo on August 18, 2012. Malmo, which has a large immigrant Muslim community, has seen a surge in hate crimes against Jews after Israel's invasion of Gaza in 2009. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Drago Prvulovic/Scanpix
*Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-SWEDEN-SEMITISM, originally transmitted on March 4, 2015.
(RNS) Even before recent attacks in Paris and Copenhagen, Swedish Jews were already more afraid of wearing Jewish symbols in public than Jews in Belgium, Germany, France, Hungary, Italy, Latvia and the United Kingdom.