Norwegian Israelomania on the back burner for now

Maybe it is the cold winter or the long dark nights, but lately there really isn’t very much stuff about Israel in Norwegian mainstream media. Also, there is the unseemly issue of Syria (unless there is some fashion faux pas that catches the attention of glamour hungry journalists), which in many ways makes most Norwegians realize the absurdity of the many mean claims against Israel…

nevertheless, here is a snippet of the comments or articles concerning Israel:

CLEAR VICTORY FOR HISTADRUT

Fri Fagbevegelse.no 2013 01  07, Hans Henrik Fafner

Summary.

Histadrut increase in popularity and see increase in membership after having won important court ruling, over relations within the Pelephone Corporation, denying employers the right to interfere in employees’ trade union affiliations.

This article contains statements by Avital Shapiro, international secretary of the Histadrut.

 

REPELS US JEWS, Dagsavisen 2013 01 09 p 18

Roger Hercz

(Pay wall)

Summary.

Roger Hercz take a clear stand against the Netanyahu government, stating it contains members with “Fascist traits”, and threatens to repel American Jewry through its bellicosity and implacability towards the Palestinians.

 

INTENSIVE LANGUAGE COURSE TO RESCUE SAAMI LANGUAGE

NRK Sapmi 2013 01 03

Siv Eli Vuolab, Klemet Anders Sara, Anne Randi Solbakken

Summary.

Methods from Israel to be adopted in struggle to preserve minority language of coastal Saami, being under threat.

 

NORWEGIAN POLICE TO REVEAL TERRORISM WITH ISRAELI TECHNOLOGY

Aftenposten 2013 01 08, Per Anders Johansen

Summary.

Norwegian police Security Services and Police Bomb Squad to invest in Israeli technology to uncover terrorism threats, these investments concern digital bomb scanning equipment manufactured by the Vidisco Corporation. No figures over sales in Norway are published.

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