Day: May 16, 2012

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…

“Minister of justice” to Jews in Oslo: too bad

The synagogue in Oslo – already one of the most fortified structures in Norway – applied to the government for additional funds to secure its congregation. They asked for NOK 21 million but got NOK 7 million. After all the…

Letter from a 17-year old Jewish boy

Aftenposten today published an op-ed from “Daniel,” a 17-year old Norwegian student who happens to be Jewish. He feels surrounded by antisemitic attitudes, ranging from comments by a fellow video game player (“just pretend they’re Jews when you aim at…

PalCom action ‘small and unsuccessful’

lifted from miff.no Palestine Committee’s action was “small and unsuccessful” Only a small number of provocateurs from Palestine Committee participated in a store action against Israel’s Dead Sea products in Oslo last Tuesday (May 16) evening. The police were notified in…