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  • As Norway’s Jews mourn, concern about muting of pro-Israel voices

    by Alex Weisler, JTA

    July 26, 2011 | 2:39 pm

    Norway has just 1,500 Jews, but to hear Avi Ring tell it, the country is reacting to last Friday’s bombing of a government office building and massacre at a political summer camp in a traditionally Jewish way.

    “As soon as people speak about it, they start to cry,” said Ring, a...

  • Norway attacks spotlight far-right outreach to Jews, Israel

    by Uriel Heilman, JTA

    July 26, 2011 | 2:37 pm

    For decades after World War II, far-right political movements in Europe stirred up for Jews images of skinheads and Nazi storm troopers marching across the continent.

    But in recent years, as European xenophobia has focused on the exploding growth of Muslims on the continent,...

  • Envoy compares terror in Israel, Norway

    JTA

    July 26, 2011 | 10:11 am

    Norway’s ambassador to Israel drew distinctions between the Oslo and Utoeya massacres and Palestinian terrorism.

    Svein Sevje said in an Israeli newspaper interview Tuesday that while the Norwergian bomb and gun rampages that killed 76 people and Palestinian attacks should both be...

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  • Beck likens Norway victims to Hitler Youth [AUDIO]

    JTA

    July 25, 2011 | 3:01 pm

    Talk-show host Glenn Beck on his radio show likened the victims of the shooting at a Norwegian summer camp to young members of the Nazi Party.

    In the seven-minute segment Monday morning, Beck described the attack “as a shooting at a political camp, which sounds a little like the...

  • Norway massacre suspect pleads not guilty in court

    by The Associated Press and Reuters via Haaretz

    July 25, 2011 | 12:51 pm

    The man who has confessed to carrying out a bombing and shooting spree that left 76 people dead in Norway will be held for at least eight weeks, half of that in complete isolation, after a closed hearing in which he said his terror network had two other cells.

    Anders Behring Breivik...

  • Norway killer espoused right-wing philosophy

    by Toby Axelrod, JTA

    July 24, 2011 | 7:13 pm

    The confessed perpetrator in the attack in Norway that killed at least 76 people espoused a right-wing philosophy against Islam that also purports to be pro-Zionist.

    Anders Behring Breivik is charged with detonating a car bomb outside Oslo’s government headquarters, which houses...

  • At least 87 dead in double Norway terror attack

    By Reuters via Haaretz

    July 23, 2011 | 1:27 am

    A gunman dressed in police uniform opened fire at a youth camp of Norway’s ruling political party on Friday, killing at least 80 people, hours after a bomb killed seven in the government district in the capital Oslo.

    Witnesses said the gunman, identified by police as a 32-year-old...

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