Monthly Archives: August 2011

Leader of Oslo Jewish Congregation hits back against Children’s Ombudsman’s circumcision ban

The Leader of the Jewish Congregation Ervin Kohn interviewed in Dagen Calls circumcision  barbaric Jewish spokesman in Norway, Ervin Kohn, said the Ombudsman labels circumcision of boys as something barbaric and not telling the truth about the medical arguments for circumcision. STEIN GUDVANGEN The Ombudsman has submitted its response to the consultation on…

A gentlemanly tone

Anonymity has its benefits, but these benefits do not come cheap. So Aftenposten may publish typos,  but an anonymous blog cannot afford to do the same. Mainstream newspapers may publish erroneous facts, while an anonymous blog must not. Mainstream newspapers…

My fellow American

An online film and media project calls upon concerned Americans to pledge and spread a message that Muslims are fellow Americans. I received information about the “My fellow American” project from one of the people running it, who asked if…

Was Erna Solberg misquoted by VG?

Verdens Gang claims Erna Solberg compares contemporary anti-Muslim sentiment to anti-Semitism during the thirties. Erna Solberg herself denies having made any such comparison. McGonagall of Israelwhat comments on the issue. Erna Solberg believes McGonagall is confused. Who isn’t? On August…