Norwegian politics

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…

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…

Church of Norway, an enemy of Israel

lifted from dagen.no Reacting to criticism of Israel at confirmation camp Monday 27 October 2014, kl. 7:39 Updated: Monday 27 October 2014, kl. 7:45 Ove Eikje ISRAEL CRITICISM A father reacted strongly to the pastor Tor Øystein Vaaland (pictured) brought…

The forgotten

Vårt Land, editorial on 2014 10 21, is on the coverage of the situation for Norway’s Jews in today’s educational system, stating this is strongly neglected. In full: THE FORGOTTEN   If textbooks in schools are to be believed; anti-Semitism…

Calling the Bishops bluff

Back in 2005, when the current Bishop of Borg, Atle Sommerfeldt was the Secretary General of the Norwegian Church Aid, he not only approved of, but actively engaged in a long list of anti-Israel demonstrations. When challenged by the Norwegian Pentecostal…