Tag Archive for anti-semitism

Drefvelin defends his dreck

Political cartoonists are rarely as good as they think they are. The adage that a picture is worth a thousand words typically works the other way: what would be too plain, crude, or outright stupid to put in text, cartoonists…

Odd-Bjørn Fure – right man for the job?

Following a number of anti-Semitic incidents and international criticism, the Holocaust Centre is being given funds to survey anti-Semitism in contemporary Norway. But is the leader of the Holocaust Centre, Odd-Bjørn Fure, the right man for the job? We need…

Judenhass in Trondheim

In last week’s edition of Morgenbladet, a man wrote of how he upon visiting a cafe in Trondheim was slapped for the sin of refusing to be ashamed of having relatives in Israel. In this week’s issue, a Norwegian Jew…

Bernard Henri Levy on Norway

Bernard Henri Levy is a leading French intellectual who is well known across the world. He now criticizes Norway in his regular column in Le Point, mentioning among other Vibeke Løkkeberg’s documentary on Gaza and the forced relocation of the…

Fewer Jews in Oslo

Oslo has never had many Jews. Due to a mix of natural deaths, emigration and membership error, it now turns out there are even fewer of them than we thought until quite recently. Only a few days ago, on December…

VG: Yoav Shamir questions anti-Semitism

Many Norwegians will have it that although anti-Semitism does exist, the charge of anti-Semitism has been discredited through indiscriminate use. People voicing legitimate criticism of Israel have too often been brought to silence with unfounded accusations of anti-Semitism, they say.…

Israelis accuse Sweden of anti-semitism

The Norwegian daily Verdens Gang today picks up on an op-ed in the Jerusalem Post. VG reports that two Israelis associated with the Simon Wiesenthal centre accuse Sweden and the city of Malmö of being saturated with anti-semitism after the last days’…

01.03.09 “Norway is anti-semitic”

19 Norwegian media sources today report on how Israeli political scientist and author Manfred Gerstenfeld condemns Norway for being the most anti-semitic country in Europe. Excerpt below from Verdens Gang, one of Norway’s larger daily’s. “In an interview with TV…

Threatening letter – Israeli embassy

Threats related to war in Gaza. Aftenposten today reports on a threatening letter sent to the Israeli embassy in Oslo. The letter appears to have been doused in an chemical irritant, such as tear gas, and two postal employees were briefly…

Claims war was futile

From Aftenposten 11.02.09. The article builds on an article by Gershon Baskin in the Jerusalem Post. Israelwhat will verify the status of Mr.Gershon Baskin before translating more of the article. —–Excerpt begins Neither strategically nor politically have the Israelis achieved…

Hate enough for all

Norwegian author Niels Chr. Geelmuyden writes a co-ed in Aftenposten on February 10th under the title “Hate enough for all”.  The article opens with the author telling us that the one time in his life he has received a death…