Norway

Bjorn lucky on my trip to Norway

By Peter Rosengard, May 22, 2014

One evening in January, in a bar in Marylebone, I got talking to a Norwegian businessman and his English girlfriend.

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New York comes to Scandinavia

By Jenni Frazer, March 14, 2013

Boston-born Derek B Miller is a senior fellow with the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, with a slew of security-based academic degrees behind him. It is an unlikely background for the writer of one of the best novels of the year, the majestic Norwegian by Night, starring the magnetic, 82-year-old hero, Sheldon Horowitz.

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Norway police apologise for Holocaust deportation

By Zoe Winograd, November 26, 2012

Norwegian police have apologised for sending over 750 Jews to concentration camps during the Holocaust.

On the 70th anniversary of the first deportation of 532 Jews on the SS Donau, police chief Odd Reidar Humlegaard said: "I want to apologise on behalf of the Norwegian police and those who were responsible for carrying out the deportation of Norwegian Jews to concentration camps."

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Classic Cruise Voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes

By Liz Gill, November 22, 2012

The passengers on the Classic Voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes, are normally a self-controlled, restrained sort of group: mostly middle-aged, well-educated professional types, seeking culture and history and the natural world.

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Norway rejects medal for anti-Israel activist

By Anna Sheinman, November 15, 2012

A well-known Norwegian activist who has advocated Arab terrorism against the state of Israel has had a prestigious award withdrawn by the state of Norway.

Trond Ali Linstad was nominated to receive Norway’s Royal Medal of Merit, which recognises service in the fields of art, science and industry, and outstanding public service.

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Norwegian anti-Israel activist has national award rescinded

By Anna Sheinman, November 14, 2012

A well known Norwegian activist who has advocated Arab terrorism against the state of Israel has had a prestigious award withdrawn by the state of Norway.

Trond Ali Linstad was nominated to receive Norway's Royal Medal of Merit, which recognises service in the fields of art, science and industry and outstanding public service.

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In Norway, plan hatched for 'symbolic' circumcision

By Zoe Winograd, August 9, 2012

Norway’s ombudsman for children’s rights has proposed that Jews and Muslims replace male circumcision with a non-surgical ritual.

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What is Norway's Jewish problem?

By Michael Sharnoff, June 21, 2012

Recent events in Norway — a peaceful Scandinavian country which prides itself on championing universal human rights, tolerance and democracy — hold troubling messages for Israel and Jews.

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Professor links Mossad to Breivik massacre

By Jessica Elgot, May 3, 2012

A Norwegian professor dubbed "the father of peace studies" has attempted to link Utoya murderer Anders Breivik's massacre with Israeli intelligence.

Johan Galtung reportedly made antisemitic and anti-Israel remarks during his lecture at Oslo University, recommending that his students read The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.

Professor Galtung, founder of the Peace Research Institute, suggest

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