Norwegian politics

A royal reception for Peres

While President Peres was feted at the Royal Palace in Oslo, former FM Støre was not invited and was in stead touring the Judean or Samarian hills with former Palestinian PM, Salaam Fayyad. In his twitter feed he states he…

I’m glad I made aliyah in time

lifted from Jpost.com Practically no discussion on this depressing development in Norwegian public discourse, days before we celebrate the 200th anniversary of a Constitution that banned people like me from living in the country: European Jewish Congress: Amid rising anti-Semitism,…

Norwegian aid money goes towards tarnishing Israel

lifted from dagen.no (google translate) Quite in contrast to the no-nonsense coverage of UK tax payers money going towards supporting Palestinian convicted terrorists, the same topic is treated in a somewhat lackadaisical fashion by Norwegian media. Newspapers like Dagen, or…

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…

of mice and men…

A couple of months ago, we learned about a wooly little Norwegian singer, who decided against accepting an invitation to play in Israel, citing alleged illegal construction on the West bank, and principally, that he really, really disliked the feeling…

Humpty-dumpty is going to lead the NATO

And Manfred Gerstenfeld shows the lunacy of this choice… lifted from jpost.com NATO’s new secretary-general: Problematic not only for Israel By MANFRED GERSTENFELD 04/06/2014 21:50 The Cold War is history, so why continue to maintain a transatlantic military alliance? A…

Holocaust memorial stumbling stones vandalized

lifted from document.no ( not very widely reported in Norwegian mainstream media) Vandalism against memorial to Norwegian Jews Christian Skaug  27.02.2014 . In September 2011, stumbling stones were inaugurated outside Maridal road 11 A in  memory of Leopold Karl Kirschner (1865-1943),…