Month: October 2013

Jews and Israel in the news

various sources:   Aftenposten’s editorial on 2013 10 25 is on anti-Semitism, in full: A EUROPEAN SHAME 75 years after the Kristallnacht large numbers of European Jews are still living in fear.   Many dare not use Jewish symbols. Anti-Semite personal…

One positive outcome of the current anti-circumcision drive in Europe: Jewish and Muslim Members of Knesset decide to fight this onslaught of religious, cultural rights together

lifted from Jpost.com   MKs to traverse Europe to combat anti-circumcision proposals By LAHAV HARKOV 10/23/2013 20:36 Edelstein calls urgent meeting of MKs; Tibi: This is a joint, moral interest of Jews and Muslims. Baby undergoes circumcision Photo: REUTERS MKs plan to…

Israel and Jewish issues in Norwegian media

with the rest of the ME burning and Norwegian Muslim girls eloping to Syria to join the Jihadists, or the Norwegian mastermind of the recent Nairobi terror attack one would have thought that less focus on Israel and Jews would…

Reality has been served. Gerstenfeld dishes it out

lifted from inquisitr.com   The Medieval Anti-Semitic Views Of 150 Million Europeans: An Interview With Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld Recently, a new book, Demonizing Israel and the Jews by Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, sent shock waves across Europe by revealing the frightening levels of anti-Semitism…

Not in Norwegian news…

lifted from timesofisrael.com Today, the red-green coalition formally stepped down. They have systematically shied away from seriously looking into allegations of corruption, nepotism, etc by the PA, and hence millions of Norwegian tax payers money have gone towards lining pockets…

Camouflaged anti-Semitism

lifted from dagen.no (google translate) Camouflaged hatred When Norwegian Jews are encouraged to leave the country , a limit has been crossed. Editorial in Day 8 October 2013 redaksjonen@dagen.no Tuesday 8 October 2013 , at. 9:21 (Updated : Tuesday, 8 October…

Israel and Jews in Norwegian media

Some short summaries  the Norwegian debate/coverage on topics related to Israel, the Middle East and Judaism THE LARGE BLIND SPOTS Dagsavisen 2013 10 05 p 33, 34, Finn Sjue Pay wall Summary. Author, journalist and former  (?) Marxist Finn Sjue criticizes…

Rav Ovadia Yosef z”l

lifted from timesofisrael.com With gratitude for the unfathomable efforts to reach out to as many persons as possible. For my Sephardic family, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef  opened up the doors to a full integration into the Israeli society and turned the…