Monthly Archives: May 2010

Author bravely chastises… Israel

Erlend Loe (see screenshot above) is one of Norway’s most popular authors. Perhaps he is even more popular than his colleague Jostein Gaarder, who made himself popular with the Palestinakomiteen when he famously stated in 2006 that Israel had “lost its right…

Flotilla companion

Tom Gross supplies the following, no credit to this blog whatsoever for this, it is all Tom Gross’ work: As mentioned in my dispatch last week, because I am traveling for work at present I am unable to produce full-length…

Anti-Semitic clowns in Belgium, Norway

The situation in Norway could be better. That said, much of what we see in Norway is uncritical acceptance of the Palestinian narrative, even when it comes from Hamas and Palestinakomiteen, and extreme Israel-phobia. Anti-Semitism blends into this mix, as…

Book: ‘Jews on the run’

736 Norwegian Jews, almost half the population, were sent to the killing fields of WWII. Only a few survived. In the book “Jews on the run” WWII hero Ragnar Ulstein commemorates the heroes of the saga. And yes, there were…

NRK casts Harel Scaat as human being

The screenshot above is from an NRK article on the ESC where Israel’s contestant Harel Skaat is cast as, well, just that – Israel’s contestant to the ESC. This is extremely rare in Norway, where the media corps largely endorse…

ESC: IKAJ rallies for Israel

Idag.no writes that The International Christian Embassy (IKAJ) will attend the ESC on Saturday in order to support Israel’s contestant. This means that the Palestine Committee, although it probably get more media attention, will not monopolize the event.