Category: religion

Cross-roads

Passover. Easter. Two profoundly different celebrations, intimately entwined through traditions, persons and history. As we all approach our different Holidays from different angles, from different faiths, literally at a cross-roads. Maybe the program Beyond Belief from the BBC can shed…

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…

Chanukkah 5- Hello Christmas!

Suave Pink Martini ask us all to get up and dance! Somebody really did not understand the meaning of the song, and “decorated” it with a Christmas video?! Somewhat misplaced, but in the name of brotherly love, lets just get…

Chanukkah 4: hop-hop!

Dreidel song in a new dress! I have a little dreidel I made it out of clay And when it’s dry and ready Then dreidel I shall play! Oh – dreidel, dreidel, dreidel I made it out of clay And…

Norwegian phobia against circumcision

The Christian daily Vårt Land runs a separate discussion forum, verdidebatt.no. The readers of Vårt Land tend to have a high academic profile, perhaps even elitist. Hence, one expects more of this debate forum than others, where they do not…