Tag Archive for Oslo

Newspaper-stand, Oslo, March 28th

The picture above shows you a newspaper-stand from central Oslo today, Monday, March 28th. The front page of Dagsavisen (lower right) tells of how children at schools in Oslo east caint read good. The title says: “10 year-olds who almost…

Norwegian dies for al Shabaab

NRK reports that for the first time, a Norwegian citizen has been killed while fighting for al shabaab. He was radicalized and recruited in Norway. The NRK article is titled “Norwegian killed in Somalia” (Nordmann drept i Somalia). The Somali…

Difficult to be ethnic Norwegian in Oslo-east

Our authorities have been experimenting with Oslo-east for decades now, turning once lilly-white communities of ethnic Norwegians into multicultural havens of opportunity and delight. Sadly, quite a few ethnic Norwegians are proving disappointingly unappreciative. Thousands are fleeing the Grorud valley.…

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,…

‘A wave of aggression’

In an op-ed to Aftenposten, an Israeli citizen tells of how he, during the 27 years he has lived in Norway, has experienced a wave of aggression against Israel. Excerpt from Aftenposten op-ed “A wave of aggression“: I am a…

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…

The return of an insult

(This article is translated from Morgenbladet 06.02.09) A swearword returns Anti-Semitism is growing in secret, it is said. But where? We searched for the great Norwegian anti-Semitism. We found fear, rhetorical imprecision and a new old swearword. By Marius Lien An…

Bomb-threat against Oslo synagogue

To the left: a notice from Aftenposten telling of how an anonymous telephone warned of a bomb-attack against the Bergstien synagogue in Oslo. The caller claimed to be part of “National Front”. While no such organization had been heard of…