Norway

Norwegian hospitals refuse to assist in circumcisions

At least two hospitals in Norway are breaking Norwegian law by refusing to help parents who wish to have their sons circumcised.

Norwegian rapper curses Jews at concert celebrating diversity

A Norwegian rapper hired by the city of Oslo to sing at an event intended to celebrate diversity cursed the Jews during his performance.

Joint statement by the Nordic Jewish Communities concerning the proposed anti-circumcision legislation in Iceland

The Jewish Communities in the Nordic countries strongly protest the proposed legislation banning Brit Milah, the Jewish tradition of neonatal circumcision of boys in Iceland.

Norway slams Palestinian Authority for glorifying terrorists with its money

Norway on Friday condemned the Palestinian Authority’s naming of a woman’s centre in the West Bank after a female terrorist who took part in the 1978 Coastal Road massacre...

Norwegian Jewish leader: Trade union’s boycott vote was antisemitic

In a rare rebuke, the leader of Norway’s Jewish community said that antisemitism motivated a local trade union to pass a resolution urging a boycott of Israel. Ervin Kohn, president...

Cartoon in Norwegian newspaper compares circumcision to paedophilia

A cartoon in one of Norway’s largest newspapers compared circumcision to paedophilia amid a debate in that country over whether to ban the religious practice. The cartoon, published on Tuesday...

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