“This new hatred comes from Muslim immigrants. The Jewish people are afraid now.”
She raised a family in the city of Malmo, and for the next six decades lived happily in her adopted homeland – until last year.
In 2009, a chapel serving the city’s 700-strong Jewish community was set ablaze. Jewish cemeteries were repeatedly desecrated, worshippers were abused on their way home from prayer, and “Hitler” was mockingly chanted in the streets by masked men.
“I never thought I would see this hatred again in my lifetime, not in Sweden anyway,” Mrs Popinski toldÂ The Sunday Telegraph.
“This new hatred comes from Muslim immigrants. The Jewish people are afraid now.” Â (Source)
Police believe that the fires were deliberately set as the affected cars were parked in different locations of the parking lot. Police officers at the scene performed an area search with police dogs without any results. Witnesses told officers that two dark-clad boys ran from the scene shortly before the fires started. No one was hurt in the incident. (Carebecue Season in Oslo via GoV)