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Darkness" Contemporary Jewish population of Sweden There is no ethnic registration in Sweden, so the Jewish population can only be roughly estimated. The Official Council of Swedish Jewish Communities estimation is that about 20,000 pass the halakhic criteria. Of those about 7,000 is a member of any congregation. "Antal judar" ''Judiska Centralrådet'' (in Swedish), visited 21 feb 2010 ref>

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school building from the founding year 1856. Among other things, the canteen is here nowadays. '''Sven Eriksonsgymnasiet''' is a gymnasium (gymnasium (school)) in Borås, Sweden, which has courses in technical sciences, economy, energy, entrepreneuring and international baccalaureate. It also has various sport courses such as football (Association football) and ice hockey. The course School of Athletics is one of few in Sweden and Sven Erikson is one of three schools


is Gothenburg City Airport. On May 16, 2008, Jim Dine formally presented a nine meter high bronze statue depicting a walking Pinocchio, named ''Walking to Borås'' to the city of Borås, Sweden. On May 16, 2008, Jim Dine formally presented a nine meter high bronze statue depicting a walking Pinocchio, named ''Walking to Borås'' to the city of Borås, Sweden. After World War I, the rivalry calmed, and Gothenburg supporters became known as friendly


; Stockholm has the largest community and boasts a primary school, kindergarten, library, a bi-monthly publication (Judisk Krönika) and a weekly Jewish radio program, but Malmö, Gothenburg, Borås, Helsingborg, Lund, and Uppsala all have Jewish communities as well. Synagogues can be found in Stockholm (which has 2 Orthodox (Orthodox Judaism) and 1 Conservative (Conservative Judaism) temple), Göteborg (an Orthodox and a Conservative synagogue), Malmö (an Orthodox synagogue) and in Norrköping (although the Norrköping community is too small to perform regular services). WikiPedia:Borås Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Västra Götaland County Localities Borås commons:Borås

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at Guldhedens IK for ten years, until he moved to Borås, where he began to play for IF Elfsborg. birth_date birth_place Borås, Sweden death_date '''Martin "Bassic" Lindhe''' (born 20 January 1971, Borås, Sweden) is a Swedish (Sweden) musician and composer, working a style that blends electronica, ambient (Ambient music) and dance (dance music). His music is often progressive


based in the city as well. Outside the city in the industrial park of Viared, there are many companies specializing in logistics. Industries in Borås have close collaboration with the University College of Borås (Borås College) as well as the SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, the largest technical research institute of Sweden, both located in Borås. Besides being the home of the official Swedish Kilogram-weight and the atomic clock that sets the national time, SP conducts

for the ''Engelbrektskyrkan'' (Engelbrekt Church) in Stockholm (built according to the design of Lars Israel Wahlman). They were more successful in the competition for the City Court building (''rådhus'') in Borås in 1909, where they won first prize and were allowed to execute their design. Another public building designed by Tengbom in collaboration with Torulf was the new church in Arvika, completed in 1911. Image:Ryavallen, main stand, january 2008.JPG thumb 200px Main stand at Ryavallen


- A renovated building that previously were used to maintain and repair locomotives. Now used for conferences and concerts. Every summer, a number of free outdoor concerts are held on the town square on Thursday evenings. The city has lately been recognized as a city of outdoor sculptures, such as ''Catafalque'' by Sean Henry (Sean Henry (artist)), Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd's knotted ''non-violence'' pistol and a huge bronze version of Pinocchio called ''Walking to Borås'' by the American pop artist Jim Dine. During the holiday All Saints (All Saints' Day) there is an annual gaming convention called Borås Spelkonvent where people, mostly youths, meet to play various board-games, Warhammer 40k and Magic: The Gathering among other games. Districts WikiPedia:Borås Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Västra Götaland County Localities Borås commons:Borås

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that offers university preparatory programs in the natural and social sciences, art, and the humanities. The school was founded in 1901 as "Högre allmänna läroverket i Borås", which can be translated as "the higher education institute of Borås". '''Borås Tidning''' is the daily newspaper of Borås, Sweden. It was founded in 1826, has a circulation of about 50,000 copies and is politically conservative ("moderat"). It is owned by Gota Media AB and has

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vocalist of Greek descent *Kurt Pettersén, an Olympic (Olympics) champion wrestler (wrestling) *Hans Rosenfeldt, writer, creator of ''The Bridge (The Bridge (Danish Swedish TV series))'' *Christoffer Schander, biologist and active science fiction fandom science fiction fan

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The city arms depicts two sheep-shearing (Sheep shearing) scissors, a tribute to the vast number of smiths in the town in early history. It currently holds the Swedish record in the number of established mail-order (Mail order) firms. The company Swedac (SWEDAC) is based in the city, as well as Ericsson, which has a large manufacturing plant (Factory) where Mini-Link microwave radios are manufactured. Worldwide clothing retailer H&M have their worldwide head office


thumb DownTown Borås in winter (File:Boras.jpg) 400px thumb right none Borås circa 1700, in Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna Suecia antiqua et hodierna (File:Suecia 3-043 ; Borås.png). thumb right none A view from Krokshall square onto Caroli church, Borås Caroli church (File:Boras Krokshallstorget.jpg) with Viskan in front. '''Borås''' ( ), sometimes called "North of Venice", is a city (officially, a locality (Urban areas in Sweden)) and the seat of Borås Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. It had 66,273 inhabitants in 2010.

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