Norwegian jews

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…

Norwegian Jews are scared

While I am trying to catch my breath after the horrible, painful and devastating events that unfolded in Paris last week. While I try to block the piercing glance of Stephane Charbonnier from tormenting my mind, or the softness of Yohan…

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…