Malmö's Archbishop and representatives from Muslim organisations have expressed their support for those who have suffered from anti-Semitic incidents this weekend, while Interior Minister Morgan Johansson said the threat against the Jewish community is being taken seriously.

Archbishop Antje Jackelén expressed her sympathy for those affected by ugly scenes in Malmö and Gothenburg this weekend in a column published in newspaper Dagen.

"I would like to assure you of the solidarity of the Swedish church in the fight against anti-Semitism and violence in the name of religion," Jackelén wrote in an address to the Jewish communities in Malmö and Gothenburg.

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