Monthly Archives: August 2006

Jostein Gaarder

Jostein Gaarder was born in Oslo in 1952 and became famous when his book Sophies World, a philosophy-made-easy volume for children, became a bestseller in the mid nineties. In August 2006 Mr. Gaarder wrote an op-ed in Aftenposten, one of…

MFA offers Norwegian passport to Israel

A reader writes to Haaretz about how Norway offered him a Norwegian passport. Covered in Verdens Gang. August 26, 2006 To: The President of Indonesia Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Prime Minister of Norway Jens Stoltenberg Your Excellencies, About two months…