Monthly Archives: April 2010

NRKgate: Sidsel Wold goes too far

Israeli academic Manfred Gerstenfeld has written a book about anti-Semitism in Norway and NRK’s correspondent to Jerusalem Sidsel Wold does not approve. In an attempt to prove Gerstenfeld wrong, again without touching upon the contents of his book, it appears…

Jewish children bullied in Trøndelag

DagenMagazinet reports “Jewish children bullied in Trøndelag“. Unauthorized translation: Satisfied with response — I have been notified that Jewish children are being harassed over their background. But except from this, it is a while since we last experienced any serious…

Israel-lobby stops photo exhibit

We were still reeling from the news about Israel’s homo-imperialism (see yesterday’s post) when we stumbled upon this: April 20th; NRK reports that Associated Press is refusing to let one Stuart Franklin exhibit their photographs from the Hamas-Israel war in…

What is the Lobby?

Until now this blog has presented shorter posts on current events. We have now started piecing the facts together in order to see the larger pattern. Our approach is to ask the same questions asked by Walt and Mearsheimer in…

Stop Israel’s homo-imperialism!

On April 14th journalist Kjetil Hegna, from the magazine Utrop, covers an Oslo- conference on gender and sexuality in a cross-cultural context. One of the speakers was Haneen Maikey, a spokeswoman for a Palestinian organization for homosexuals, bi-sexuals and trans-genderites.…

Apology to NRK’s Webjørn Espeland

Webjørn Espeland on “Israeli voices”: On April 20th this site posted a transcript of NRK’s Webjørn Espeland interviewing Benjamin Weinthal. When Webjørn Espeland claimed that according to several Israeli voices “Norway is the most anti-Semitic country in Northern Europe”, we…

NRO on Oslo Freedom Forum

National Review’s senior editor Jay Nordlinger is right here in Oslo right now, even as this is being published, in order to attend the Oslo Freedom Forum. Excerpt from Oslo Journal below: Also, I see on the schedule that Yoani…

NRKgate: complaint letter to Hans-Tore Bjerkaas

This post is related to the controversy surrounding the interview NRK’s Sidsel Wold made with Israeli academic Manfred Gerstenfeld: Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 18:07:03 +0300 To: info@nrk.no From: Manfred Gerstenfeld <manfredg@netvision.net.il> Subject: attention Mr. Hans-Tore Bjerkaas, complaint COMPLAINT AGAINST SIDSEL…

The Great Benefactor

Until now this blog has presented shorter posts on current events. We have now started piecing the facts together in order to see the larger pattern. Our approach is to ask the same questions asked by Walt and Mearsheimer in…

Death-threat from Mulla Krekar

Mulla Krekar has made death-threats against two Kurds after they burned pages from the Koran in protest against how Saddam Hussein had used quotes from these pages to legitimize the Anfal campaign against the Kurds, which cost more than 100…

Is Norway in denial?

In an April 21st right-of-reply (see above) to Vårt Land, a Norwegian daily, Manfred Gerstenfeld of the Jerusalem Centre suggests that Norwegians are in denial about the realities of our elites’ attitudes towards Israel as well as the relationship between…

Book review: ‘Anti-Semitism in Norway’

“Anti-Semitism” in Norway is the most recent, most comprehensive and well-documented work on contemporary anti-Semitism in Norway on the market today. Anti-Semitism in Norway The recently published book ”Anti-Semitism in Norway” includes updated and translated chapters from “Behind the Humanitarian…

“Jew” used as curse in Trondheim

State Broadcasting Authority NRK reports that the word “Jew” is used as an insult in Trondheim. Rita Abrahamsen of the Mosaic Religious community in Trondheim says she is in possession of material showing that Jewish children in Trondheim are being…