Month: November 2012

Gaza flare-up as reflected in Norway

In Aftenposten today the recently appointed Norwegian Foreign minister, Espen Barth Eide, was interviewed after the killing of Ahmed Jabari, head of the Hamas movement’s Military wing who was hit in his car by an Israeli missile.   There is…

A complete shambles

The scandal could hardly be bigger, a man whose blog entries invite you to murder Israelis, and to otherwise be wary of Jews in general has been selected to receive the Kings Medal of Merit. This then causes a great…

Rachel Suissa’s right of reply

After the very ugly attack on Ms. Suissa by Aftenposten, she was allowed her right of reply: Rabid Jew Rejects criticism of herself By Michal Rachel Suissa On 5 November the Aftenposten published an Op. Ed. under the heading “Greetings…

Its official: “The occupation of the Palestinians is the defining factor in the relationship between Norway and Israel,” says diplomat who was sent out to defend Norway’s honor in J’lem

A follow-up story on yesterday’s Herland lecture; lifted from timesofisrael.com   Told that Norway is the West’s most anti-Semitic country, diplomat lashes out at Israel After bestselling author slams Oslo for anti-Semitism ‘on state level’ and alleged pro-Palestinian bias, deputy…

what is going on at the DMT congregation in Oslo

A concerned member of the Jewish community in Oslo sent me a copy of the weekly newsletter which is distributed among members. In addition to the usual insights on the torah portion of the week, and the usual trivia such…