Category: Multicultural

Fire branding debated

lifted from Vårt Land Understandable if fire-branding is connected to anti-Semitism Boy with Israeli father was burnt with red hot coin at school barbecue. Martin Eikelandmartin.eikeland@vl.no A 16-year-old boy who participated in a school barbecue was left burns after a…

Advice to Minister of Education Halvorsen; get over you analysis paralysis and get busy on the ground

The story of how a Norwegian- Israeli teenager has suffered anti-Semitic harassment for several years, culminating in Monday’s fire branding event has now been made known to the wider world, thanks to bloggers, press releases and letters of concern by…

The Wiesenthal Center’s response to fire-branding take 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         June 13, 2012 WIESENTHAL CENTER PRESSES NORWEGIAN AUTHORITIES TO ACT FOLLOWING FIREBRANDING Of ISRAELI-NORWEGIAN TEEN The Simon Wiesenthal Center today demanded that Norwegian authorities take immediate action against the perpetrators following yesterday’s fire-branding of a teenage student…

Bugger you, Breivik

Breivik has mentioned one song  that inspired him – in a small way one must think – to committ his heinous crime. It is a very popular children’s song which was particularly much played in the 70ies, the rainbow children.…

Sara Azmeh Rasmussen: The Muslim Jew Hate

Sara is a Norwegian writer of Syrian origin. Her journey through life is one well worth reading about, and her ideas on freedom – on personal freedom and responsibilities – are of the kind that push boundaries: Lifted from Aftenposten…

Malmø, Sweden, a really bad neighbor

Malmø… Previously a lovely town where most people regardless of ethnic and religious background would feel welcome. No longer. With disgusting mayor Ilmar Reepalu, from Estonia, a country with less than spotless history for their treatment of Jews, that image…

Keinon in J’Post: Norwegian Jews reluctance to identify as jews sign of Norway’s “bankruptcy”

Lifted from Jpost. Talkbacks reveal embarrassing loss of credibility, reputation for Norway. How do we repair this? Norway paper afraid country losing Jews By Herb Keinon Leading Norwegian newspaper ‘Aftenposten’ warns country on verge of becoming a country without Jews…

Travel advice for Oslo

Not very much news on Israel this weekend so can feed you a little gossip on what goes on in our own little pond… The US embassy has issued the following warning to US travelers heading for Oslo: REQUEST AMERICANS…