Norway intensifies fight against anti-Semitism

Norwegian minister pledges to accelerate nation's 'Action Plan against Anti-Semitism' in response to 'new forms' of Jew-hatred.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2019, 3:35 PM

Norway: Public broadcaster apologizes for ‘Jewish swine’ cartoon

NRK apologizes for cartoon in which Scrabble player makes anti-Semitic word after defending cartoon for weeks.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 8/13/2019, 8:02 PM

Norway’s state broadcaster airs ‘Jewish swine’ cartoon

Norway's NRK says cartoon uses 'indecent and indefensible,' denies cartoon was anti-Semitic in nature.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/19/2019, 4:33 PM

Cruise ship reaches Norway after dramatic rescue at stormy sea

The rescue operations were extremely risky due to the strong winds and the 26-foot waves which rocked the boat from side to side.Sara Rubenstein, 3/24/2019, 7:36 PM

Rapper who cursed Jews won't be prosecuted

Norwegian rapper who cursed Jews during performance was criticizing Israel, prosecutors say.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/13/2019, 10:57 AM

Katz: Increase the pressure on Hezbollah

Acting Foreign Minister meets Norway's Foreign Minister, asks for her assistance in fighting anti-Semitism in Europe.Nitsan Keidar, 3/12/2019, 5:12 AM

Norway: Israel violating Oslo accords

Norway's foreign minister criticizes Israel's decision not to extend the mandate of Hevron observer mission.Ben Ariel, 1/30/2019, 2:16 AM

Official denies report Norway to mediate between Israel, Hamas

Lebanese newspaper reports Norwegian emissary began mediation between Israel and Hamas in attempt to secure agreement to return KIA bodies.Mordechai Sones, 10/1/2018, 9:11 PM

'Any boycott of Judea and Samaria nothing but anti-Semitism'

Rabbi Shaul Wilhelm, Chief Rabbi of Chabad in Norway, visits Cave of Patriarchs and Hevron Jewish community in tour organized by Lev HaOlam.Mordechai Sones, 8/12/2018, 12:01 PM

Netanyahu upbraids Norway's FM for funding anti-Israel NGOs

According to report, Netanyahu dressed down Norway's Foreign Minister in 50 minute scolding over funding of anti-Israel organizations.Tzvi Lev, 8/6/2018, 11:57 AM

Captain of flotilla boat accuses Israel of violating law

Captain of Norwegian boat which participated in anti-Israel flotilla claims Israeli authorities used violent force against boat's crew.Ben Ariel, 8/3/2018, 6:45 AM

Norwegian rapper curses Jews at concert celebrating diversity

Rapper hired by city of Oslo to sing at event celebrating diversity delivers anti-Jewish slur on stageJTA, 6/18/2018, 10:46 PM

Children throughout Norway to collect millions for PA terror

Norwegian student parliament decides national student fundraiser will aid NGO training PA Arab youth in ways of 'ending the occupation.'Mordechai Sones, 3/22/2018, 2:42 PM

Samaria's Norwegian ally

Norwegian party chairman tours Samaria, meets with council head: 'Contrary to popular belief, many in Norway support Judea and Samaria.'Mordechai Sones, 3/20/2018, 6:35 PM

Former Norwegian PM: Israel is part of the nuclear problem

Norway ex-PM: ‘double standard’ on Israel, Pakistan cripples nuclear non-proliferation.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2018, 3:55 PM

Concerns raised over nomination of BDS for Nobel

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center writes Norway’s Ambassador to Canada over Norwegian lawmaker’s nomination of BDS for Nobel Peace Prize.Elad Benari, 2/15/2018, 6:43 AM

Norwegian lawmaker: BDS is 'peaceful'

Norwegian lawmaker who nominated BDS movement for Nobel Peace Prize argues the movement isn't anti-Semitic.Ben Ariel, 2/11/2018, 6:39 AM

Norway, EU to push 'two-state solution'

Norway and the European Union announce an "extraordinary session" on January 31 in an attempt to push the two-state solution.Elad Benari, 1/11/2018, 6:06 AM

PA leader asks Norway to recognize 'Palestine'

Rami Hamdallah claims that recognition of "Palestine" would salvage the two-state solution.Elad Benari, 1/9/2018, 6:07 AM

Norway is funding an anti-Israel research group

Norwegian Embassy denies supporting anti-Israel organizations, admits to funding anti-Israel group via London-based researchers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2018, 8:50 PM

Norwegian chess champion criticizes Saudi Arabia

Norwegian chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen: Saudi Arabia shouldn't be allowed to host World Championship unless Israelis can attend.Elad Benari, 12/31/2017, 6:29 AM

Norway limits funding to NGOs which boycott Israel

Norway follows in the footsteps of Denmark, cuts funding to Palestinian Arab NGOs promoting BDS.Elad Benari, 12/26/2017, 1:04 AM

PA, Norwegian org. plots to take over Area C

PA agricultural organization, with aid of Norwegian People's Aid, plans to plant trees throughout Area C to cut off Jewish communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2017, 6:42 PM

Norway offers nuclear whistleblower to move to Oslo

Norwegian wife of Mordechai Vanunu applies for him to be allowed to come to Norway under family reunification rules.Orli Harari, 10/1/2017, 3:37 AM

'Now Europe understands what Israelis live through'

Norwegian immigration minister tells Israelis that recent terror wave in Europe shows Europeans the Islamist terrorism Israelis deal with.Gary Willig, 9/28/2017, 2:37 PM

Discussion of NATO intervention to protect Sweden's neighbors

Denmark, Norway, Finland threatened by ISIS infiltration via Sweden's dissolving borders and collapsing sovereignty; Commentary.Mordechai Sones, 8/17/2017, 4:27 PM

'No circumcision ban on my watch'

Leader of Norwegian Progress party informs Jewish leaders that ban on male circumcision is no longer on party's agenda.Gary Willig, 6/26/2017, 4:12 PM

'Oslo' play named best on Broadway Sunday

Play inspired by "peace talks' wins seven Tony nominations in New York.AFP, 6/12/2017, 8:36 AM

Israel rips UN over support for PA center glorifying terror

Foreign Ministry requests UN clarify its funding of women's center named after notorious terrorist who headed 'Coastal Massacre' of 1978.Nitsan Keidar, 5/28/2017, 3:40 PM

Norway stands firm against Palestinian Authority

PA names Norwegian-funded women's center after terrorist, Norway slams decision, insists donation be returned.Uzi Baruch, 5/27/2017, 10:49 PM

EU condemns latest Hamas death sentences

EU, Norway condemn three death sentences against killers of senior Hamas terrorist Mazen Faqha.Ben Ariel, 5/23/2017, 5:35 AM

Norway Jewish leader: Trade union boycott is anti-Semitic

Leader of Norway’s Jewish community issues rare rebuke of local trade union's resolution urging a boycott of Israel.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/20/2017, 12:57 AM

Norwegian paper publishes anti-Semitic cartoon

Norwegian paper’s cartoon suggests circumcision akin to pedophilia, insanity.JTA, 5/17/2017, 7:11 AM

Norwegian trade union approves Israel boycott

Norway's biggest trade union votes in favor of a boycott against Israel. Norwegian government criticizes move.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/13/2017, 1:52 AM

Norway to ban circumcision?

'This is an anti-Jewish decision.' Norwegian Progressive Party introduces bill to ban circumcision for all males under 16.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2017, 4:18 PM

Explosive device neutralized in Oslo

Police in Norway neutralize explosive device in downtown Oslo, arrest suspect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2017, 6:33 AM

'Two-state solution is under pressure'

Norway's Foreign Minister says only two-state solution can lead to lasting peace.Ben Ariel, 4/2/2017, 6:28 AM

PM to Norwegian FM: Paris conference 'a relic of the past'

Netanyahu: 'It's not going to obligate us.' Brende: 'We'll be there, but we'll make sure there's a nuanced outcome.'Mordechai Sones, 1/12/2017, 1:19 PM

Norway public broadcaster apologizes for spoofing Holocaust

Norway’s public broadcaster apologizes for referencing Holocaust in a satirical cartoon about the financial situation of university studentsJTA, 12/29/2016, 4:39 PM

Norwegian city approves 'settlement' boycott

City of Tromso in Norway adopts a resolution calling for a boycott of products made in Judea, Samaria, eastern Jerusalem and the Golan.Elad Benari, 12/16/2016, 6:32 AM

Norway concerned over Israel's Regulation Law

Norway says Regulation Law "casts doubts" about Israel's support for the two-state solution.Ben Ariel, 12/11/2016, 4:55 AM

'No usable evidence' in investigation into stolen Dachau sign

Norway police admit the investigation into how an iron gate stolen from Dachau ended up in western Norway is complicated.Ben Ariel, 12/4/2016, 4:38 AM

Stolen Dachau sign located two years later

Iron gate with the slogan “Arbeit macht frei” from Dachau concentration camp found in Norway two years after it was stolen.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/2/2016, 10:23 PM

Church of Norway condemns Martin Luther’s anti-Jewish legacy

The Church of Norway, the state’s Lutheran church, condemned church founder Martin Luther’s anti-Jewish legacy.JTA, 11/27/2016, 10:57 PM

Norway city council approves boycott of Israeli goods

Third largest city in Norway approves ban on products from Israeli 'settlements'.JTA, 11/27/2016, 10:09 PM

Norway seeks ban on burqas in classrooms

Norway's government announces plans to ban the full-face Islamic veil from classrooms and university lecture halls.Ben Ariel, 10/6/2016, 5:42 AM

Foreign Ministry blasts Norwegian video: 'Like Nazi propaganda'

Apparently fake video in the name of National Theater of Norway condemning the 'occupation' elicits comparisons to Goebbels' propaganda.Shai Landesman, 9/25/2016, 7:14 AM

323 reindeer killed by lightning

Hunters in Norway discovered an entire herd of dead deer, apparently struck by lightning. Experts explain the hows and whys.Rachel Kaplan, 8/29/2016, 8:33 PM

Oslo police seek man behind bomb scare at main synagogue

Man seen planting empty suitcase outside Norwegian capital's main synagogue in suspected hate crime.JTA, 5/16/2016, 10:30 AM

Norway grills Abbas over his terror funding

Israel thanks Norway after its FM grills Abbas on PA's terrorist salaries using foreign funds, following explosive PMW report.Nitsan Keidar, 5/15/2016, 8:10 PM

Abbas admits he still pays terrorists' salaries

PA chairman lets slip in meeting with Norwegian FM that he violated a 2014 pledge to stop the practice.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/4/2016, 8:22 PM

Norwegian rappers slammed for using 'Jew' as an insult

Popular rap duo Karpe Diem use 'Jew' and 'Ariel Sharon' as insult in latest single, drawing sharp condemnation.JTA, 4/14/2016, 11:15 AM

Norwegian Ambassador meets with Hamas terror chief

Ambassador to Lebanon promises to help 'Palestinian refugees' in meeting with Hamas official who openly incites current terror wave.Dalit Halevi, 1/23/2016, 8:39 PM

Norwegian Killer Anders Brievik Threatens Hunger Strike

Murderer of 77 warns he will strike until he dies if jail conditions not improved, complaining he can't continue university courses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2015, 9:29 PM

Norwegian Bank Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Stamp

Norway's largest bank admits system failure in allowing grossly anti-Semitic imagery to appear on stamp; image removed from database.Ari Soffer, 9/2/2015, 6:27 PM

Norwegian Posed with Guns in Syria for 'Humanitarian Work'

Norway looking to sentence jihadist who fought for ISIS and Al Qaeda - he claims he was in Syria for 'humanitarian' efforts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2015, 5:17 PM

Norway to Welcome 8,000 Syrians by Late 2017

Oslo calls on other European countries to welcome Syrian refugees, following UNHCR guidelines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2015, 10:45 PM