Monthly Archives: November 2009

VG editorial on Fayyad

Verdens Gang is Norway’s largest daily. Its editorial spans over pages two and three and are considered the country’s most important. Anything on these pages ought to reflect and affect the main “Norwegian” take on things. Today it is penned…

Gerstenfeld replies to Aftenposten’s editorial

On November 22nd Aftenposten rejected the criticism of the Jerusalem-seminar the week before, claiming that Manfred Gerstenfeld of the  Jerusalem Centre of Public Affairs was a blinded, if inexhaustible, extremist. One nice feature of Norwegian newspapers is however that they…

Aftenposten rejects criticism of Norway

Aftenposten’s correspondent to the Middle East Jørgen Lohne participated in the seminar held in Jerusalem on Thursday where Dr.Manfred Gerstenfeld of the JCPA identified anti-Israel and anti-Semitic incidents in contemporary Norway. The result – a full page article – is…

Seminar on Norway held in Jerusalem

A seminar was held on “Norway, Israel and the jews” in Jerusalem yesterday. Was it about this blog? No. Was it about the same subjects as this blog deals with? Yes it was. The seminar was given by Manfred Gerstenfeld…

DN Nov. 5th: False Quote on Anti-Semitism

In the last week of October journalist Kjetil Wiedswang in the prestigious business daily Dagens Næringsliv commented on the strained aspects of Norway-Israeli relations . In doing so he unfortunately relied upon “chinese whispers” about Israeli academic Manfred Gerstenfeld, including…

Politicians on Facebook

A politician in the Progress Party is making headlines after having posted on Facebook, where the man in question has made some very uncouth racist statements regarding Africans. So this is in the press. What never made the press was…