Norwegian jews

In defense of freedom to be Jewish

High energy defense of the right to embrace and to transmit Jewish identity lifted from dagbladet.no, with a pretty decent google translate Minimum age on religion To introduce a minimum 16 years for male circumcision will mean that we put…

Wise words from Anne Sender.

Lifted from aftenposten.no (google translate – not too bad, actually) A dead end for frustrated emotions It has vicarious , partly immoral motives – and the effect is far less than the resources used. Chronicle Anne Broadcaster , writer and…

Marking the Holocaust Day

I don’t know, somehow, Sidsel Wold only sounds mean and biased when she highlights shortcomings in the Israeli society with regards to the admittedly difficult situation for many of the remaining Holocaust survivors. She just doesn’t compare to the witty…

Israel and Norwegian Jews

Who would have thought that the Gazans would have nothing else to complain about than the Egyptians? Also, just to satisfy the weird tastes of the intactivists I have included a couple of stories on circumcision, the should make their…

Kristallnacht musings

The Kristallnach commemoration has come and gone, and with it, some shocking revelations and apparent soul searching. A Norwegian Jew writes how he no longer feel comfortable wearing his Magen David in public, and gets a touchy-feely reply from a…