Month: May 2012

Antisemitism in Norway

Lifted from miff.no, direct link to the Holocaust Center Study, which was released today. In the coming days I will translate the main findings as they have been presented in this first investigation into Norwegians’ attitudes to Jews, for now…

Aftenposten’s Åmås learns that tweeting in favor of Israelis leads to loss of followers

lifted from miff.no Understanding the Israelis leads to fewer followers -Repeat a message on Twitter that is sympathetic to being Israeli and vulnerable, and you lose followers every time,  the culture and debate editor of Aftenposten, Knut Olav Åmås writes. By Conrad Myrland Published: 05/25/2012, at. 8:38 am Updated: 05/25/2012 at. 8:38 am On Tuesday May 22nd at 15.24 Andreas  Fagerbakke (@afagerbakke) wrote the following message on Twitter: “Self-defense is a right, unless you are an…

NTB’s incomplete version of history

Reporting that some schools on the Hamas-controlled Gaza strip will be offering Hebrew lessons, fake news organization NTB highlights the Israeli “blockade” of Gaza. It may be worth comparing the NTB article with this one from the New York Times,…

Not in Norwegian News – the invented financial crisis in the PA

lifted from the gatestoneinstitute.org Norway is one of the biggest contributors to the PA – it has long been recognized that monies disappear into a diverse set of pockets, yet Norwegian politicians and enthusiastic pro-Palestine activists refuse to deal with…

NTB invents news – there was no official Norwegian warning against Norwegian oil sector involvement in Israel

Lifted from miff.no Background story: The NTB published an article regarding increased Norwegian investment in Israel offshore sector, claiming that the Norwegian Foreign Ministry had warned against such involvement in Israel. This NTB article was in turn picked up by…

Happy 17th of May

Once more, we gather under our flag to celebrate our freedom. Each 17th of May,  the Jewish community in Oslo organize a formal and serene  commemoration of Henrik Wergeland, the son of one of the member of the Constituent  Assembly…