Month: October 2011

Dagbladet cartoonist Finn Graff: “Jedem das Seine” to illustrate article on prisoner swap

The leader of the Jewish congregation in Oslo, Erwin Kohn, has reacted strongly to a drawing by Dagbladet cartoonist Finn Graff, where he draws Palestinian prisoners being released into another “prison” – Gaza, and inserts the Buchenwald KZ lager insignia;…

Lets dance!

Lets join in on the party as Jews around the world dance for happiness and life for Simchat Tora celebrations, this year a little sweeter as Gilad Shalit finally has come home!

School advocates anti-Semitism

A local newspaper, Budstikka, brings us an article on how Nesbru high school, promotes anti-Semitism in an “arts” exhibition for and by their students. An Israeli student was deeply shocked and offended when she came to school and found a…

Gerstenfeld on Mainstream Double Standards against Israel

This article was published in Norwegian on the ICEJ website in Norwegian, we have got the English version to share with you. Although the article does not specifically mention Norway, it is sadly true that all of these serious shortcomings…

The Locals – now also in Norway

The Local, the English language paper covering local news has opened shop in Norway. This is a welcome addition to our local media assortment, providing a more complete picture on the Norwegian society than the one I can manage from…

Guest writer Bell Martin: Answer 4

Bell Martin has looked at a noteworthy attempt to challenge the Norwegian perception of “facts” when it comes to the ME conflict. The attitudes revealed here may in part explain Norwegian doggedness in believing that Hamas in fact is a…