Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Norway King Visits Oslo Jewish Community

Norwegian King Harald V and his son, Crown Prince Haakon made a historic visit to the Jewish community center and synagogue in Oslo on Tuesday. Local Jews expressed hope that the royal visit will help alleviate the growing anti-Semitic trends in the country.

The king and his son visited the local synagogue and Jewish nursery school, attended a Torah reading ceremony, listened to songs by the community's cantor and joined the kindergarten's children in song. (YNET)
Click here to read the entire article. To learn more about the Jews of Norway, visit the JewishGen Scandinavia SIG.

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