Scenes from a human chain outside a synagogue in Oslo on Shabbat
The cranky anti-hero of ‘Norwegian by Night’ may be demented, but he’s no fool when it comes to patriotism, identity, and time
The D-student translator behind the Chinese winner of the Nobel Prize in literature
Plus Amar’e, Toulouse, and stuffed cabbage kugel
Agenda: “Crime Scene: Europe,” Jascha Heifetz in a new documentary, Def Jam in Atlanta, Jewish life in the Bay Area, Freud vs. Jung in Oslo, and more
Plus, Arab League considers Security Council, creepy Breivik surgery, and more
Manifesto by alleged slayer of 92 articulated Islamophobia, ‘Israeli nationalism’
Plus that new J Street poll, the ‘Righteous Gentiles’ of CUFI, and more
Israel and Jordan once worked together for peace. Now their alliance is collapsing, driven apart by the issue of refugee resettlement, and Jordan may be turning to Iran.
Music that tastes like chicken, Pesach on the beach, and more
Once staunch supporters of Israel, Norwegians have shifted to a pro-Palestinian stance. What changed?