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Chag Pessah Sameach!

Somewhat belated, but we’re still in the chag hamo’ed so still relevant: A very happy Passover for my coreligionists, I hope the matzeball soup has not left your kishkes in a mess (I’m Sephardic so happily serving kitniyot!) and that…

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),…

Chop it off, chop it off!!!

Lifted from dailymail.co.uk unlikely to ever be published in Norwegian media: The rise of PENIS cancer: Cases soar by 20% amidst fears that symptoms are being misdiagnosed as STDs By Anna Hodgekiss15:05 18 Feb 2014, updated 15:31 18 Feb 2014…

Rav Ovadia Yosef z”l

lifted from timesofisrael.com With gratitude for the unfathomable efforts to reach out to as many persons as possible. For my Sephardic family, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef  opened up the doors to a full integration into the Israeli society and turned the…