(JTA) — The Church of Norway, the state’s Lutheran church, condemned church founder Martin Luther’s anti-Jewish legacy. The church made the statement ahead of the 500-year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, started by the 16th century German theologian, The Associated Press reported. The Church of Norway’s General Synod acknowledged that Luther’s writings were used in Nazi propaganda and…
A popular Norwegian rap duo was accused of mainstreaming anti-Semitism by using “Jew” and Ariel Sharon as insults in its latest single.
Israel has called on a Norwegian daily newspaper to apologize for a cartoon that equates Israel with Nazi Germany and North Korea.
Norway’s largest financial institution issued a credit card featuring an anti-Semitic image.
Danish Muslims can create a peace ring around a Copenhagen synagogue that came under a deadly attack, the city’s police said after originally refusing the request.
Several hundred people gathered at a Norwegian synagogue to support Jews at an event which drew praise but also criticism because of an organizer’s anti-Israel and anti-Jewish statements.
PHOTO ESSAY: When Norwegian Muslims formed a ‘ring of peace’ around an Oslo synagogue, they gave Jews everywhere hope — and melted away one photojournalist’s cynicism.
More than 1000 Muslims formed a human shield around Oslo’s synagogue on Saturday, offering symbolic protection for the city’s Jewish community and condemning an attack on a synagogue in neighboring Denmark last weekend.
Muslims in Norway plan to form what they are calling a “peace ring” around an Oslo synagogue following Sabbath services.
A Jewish cemetery in the north of Norway was desecrated.