Category: NGOs

Fear (and loathing?) in Norway

After having been hit so close to home, feelings are raw among Norwegian Jews. The Scandianvian Jewish communities are closely intertwined, through family bonds and years of friendship and shared experiences. The Norwegian elite too, is displaying an impressive level…

Dan Uzan – זכרונו לברכה

What a tragedy that is unfolding before our eyes. After the brutal murder of Ilan Halimi 2006 by a gang of blood thirsty Muslims, the police investing the crime and other people in power tut-tutted and said, nah, this ain’t no anti-semitic…

On Israel and the Jews in Norwegian media, December 3 2014

Israeli issues NRK Supernytt 2014 12 02 at 18.50 hours Several editors and commenters   Summary. NRK presents news program, directed at children aged 8-12, launching attacks on Israel over “Occupation of Palestine” and “Brutality”; Palestinians are presented as victims.…

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…

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…

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…

A shameful howler by Mr. Niceguy Jan Egeland: Criticising Israel for not wanting to help rebuild the Gaza strip, when Israel was not invited to the donor meeting.

The Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council harshly criticised Israel for not wanting to help rebuild Gaza after the latest round of war (lifted from dagen.no – google translate) Egeland criticized Israel for not contributing to the Gaza Strip Monday…

For the Church of Norway/Church of the Cross in Bergen, only some children are worthy of a tear jerking flower ceremony

lifted from idag.no (google translate) Strong reactions against “Palestinian” flag in the Church of the Cross During a “solidarity concert” that was held in the Church of the Cross in Bergen, on Thursday night, several “Palestinian” flag adorned the walls of the…

The Norwegian People’s Aid accused of peddling arms in South Sudan; what have they been up to in Gaza?

lifted from dagen.no (google translate) New weapons charges against employees of Norwegian People’s Aid Tuesday 02, September 2014, NTB-Johan Falnes SOUTH SUDAN In a new book about Norway’s role in Sudan employees of the Norwegian People’s Aid are accused of having…