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When Harald Stanghelle hugged Arafat

The screenshot above shows us page 85 from “Sykling på vannet”, a book on the history of Klassekampen (Class struggle). The underlined parts tell us of how Harald Stanghelle, today an influential editor of Aftenposten, sometime in 1984 got to…

Crusade in Europe

On page 128 of “Crusade in Europe”, Eisenhower’s WWII memoirs, we see a mention of a part of Middle East history which Norwegian ME pundits never, ever refer to: Remembering that for years the uneducated population had been subjected to…

Saudi Gazette: Abulhawa #1 in Norway!

The Saudi Gazette agrees with Norwegian literary reviews: Abulhawa is a truly gifted author! The Saudi Gazette writes: With translation into some 20 languages, Abulhawa’s novel is already enjoying success beyond the English-reading world. The author reported on her Twitter…

How about an Abulhawa audio-book?

Susan Abulhawa’s “Morning in Jenin” is making a lot of people very happy. The author is making money, the publisher is capturing a large market-share and the readers get a whopping good read featuring an evil villain, a noble hero,…

Susan Abulhawa tops bestseller list

Christmas shopping appears to benefit Susan Abulhawa, whose novel now ranks as #2 on the top 10 bestselling list. What does this tell us about the market? In Abulhawa’s “Mornings in Jenin”, the Jews are barren, hollow-eyed KZ survivors from…

A book to change your way of thinking…

The photo above is from a bookstore in central Oslo. The book is Susan Abulhawa’s “Morning in Jenin”, a work of fiction which casts Jews as “hollow-eyed” land-thieves with no historical connection to the land, and neither agricultural nor managerial…

Book: ‘Jews on the run’

736 Norwegian Jews, almost half the population, were sent to the killing fields of WWII. Only a few survived. In the book “Jews on the run” WWII hero Ragnar Ulstein commemorates the heroes of the saga. And yes, there were…

Palestinakomiteen: Liers in our midst

Did Jews really force Arab women to parade naked through Jerusalem in 1948? Benjamin Rødner published his book “Løgnere iblandt oss” (Liers in our midst) in 1976. The book,  now freely available as a PDF from MIFF, revealed how the…