Tag Archive for Vårt Land

Vårt Land on Gaza activism

Vårt Land is one of the smaller Norwegian newspapers. Today’s editorial is on Gaza-activism in Norway. The editorial correctly points out that although Gaza-activism in Norway sails under a humanitarian flag, it’s true purpose is to break the isolation of…

Pro-Israel organization MIFF grows, receives gifts

The pro-Israel organization MIFF is experiencing increases in both memberships and income. The media often savages Israel. Journalists, a lefty lot, toe the political line and consistently single out the Jewish state for special treatment. The establishment, especially within academia,…

Minister of Defence boycotts Israel

It is against official policy to boycott Israel. Yet 10 percent of Norwegians say they already have initiated a personal boycott of Israel, two boroughs in Oslo have declared a boycott of Israel, dockers have blockaded Israeli ships, and recently…

Kudos to an opponent

  This is a guest post from M   You have got to give credit where it is due, the Christian newspaper Vart Land featured today an article about a Pal-com friend who has misgivings about the real motives for…

Is Norway in denial?

In an April 21st right-of-reply (see above) to Vårt Land, a Norwegian daily, Manfred Gerstenfeld of the Jerusalem Centre suggests that Norwegians are in denial about the realities of our elites’ attitudes towards Israel as well as the relationship between…

Bishop considers boycott of Israel

Let us all boycott Israel now, shall we? The latest Norwegian to ponder the pros and cons of boycotting the state in the Middle East which rates highest for democracy, freedom of speech and women’s rights is Bishop Tor B.Jørgensen.…

Business tycoon withdraws NTNU scholarship

Norwegian business tycoon Olav Thon has decided that due to the politicizing of NTNU he will no longer finance a professorate at that institution. From Vårt Land, which refers to today’s paper edition of Aftenposten: The board resolved on November…