Month: November 2014

From the cathedral to the mosque

lifted from document.no, by blogger Flora (bad google translate) From the cathedral to the mosque FLORA 11/29/2014 at. 19.44 As this is being written, a torchlight procession is marching from the cathedral of Nidar (Trondheim Cathedral) to the mosque in…

A notorious Israel basher

lifted from document.no A notorious Israel-basher HANS RUSTAD  28.11.2014  kl. 13.04  Sidsel Wold has been Middle Eastern-correspondent for the state broadcaster NRK for many years. She is currently on leave, writing a book about her years as a reporter, mainly from…

The Norwegian “new” SOS Racism attacked by anti-racist organisations in Europe for banning Jews from Kristallnacht commemoration

lifted from dagbladet.no (bad google translate) My translation of an article in dagen.no, about how the “new” SOS racism wanted to ban Anne Sender from addressing the Kristallnacht commemorative event in Bergen, caused a ripple effect and eventually was picked up by…

Norwegian media agog over St. Gilbert ban

Oh, haven’t we got furious little writers sitting in their cushioned offices hammering on their key boards with well polished nails. Israel’s decision that for the time being, the security situation in Israel and Gaza is such that we don’t…

Sidsel Wold is awarded the Ossietzky price, for her outstanding contribution to freedom of expression and her balanced and nuanced coverage of the ME conflict

Sidsel Wold received a lot of criticism for her coverage of the latest war between Israel and Hamas. Some of the “criticism” levelled at her was not so much criticism as it was an embarrassing show of denigration, insults and far…

And… the chicken came home to roost!

Do you remember my previous post about how Norwegian Jews no longer have a guaranteed place in Cristallnacht commemorations? Well, this story has been picked up and is making the rounds in corridors that matter (please accept my humble thanks!). The Simon…

In Trondheim there are now two Kristallnacht commemorative events, one for Muslims and left wing youth politicians, NGOs and er also conservative youths, while the Jews have their own, on their own

yet another wink to Flora in Document.no, who highlighted this story in one of her posts. lifted from adressa.no, bad google translate – Racism is a social disease Sunday was Kristallnacht marked at the Market Square and Cissi Klein’s place…