Tags » Group

Its been a while...

How is everybody ? Its been a while since updating this blog, mainly because I just haven’t had the energy to do it, but today is one of them days that I feel like i can put pen to paper ( fingers to keyboard ;) ). 522 more words


New group members

This week sees our group welcoming Christian and Beth as new group members and saying goodbye (for now) to Max, who will be returning to Columbia University. 13 more words


The Convert Story: Why Now?

Not all converts are comfortable talking about it. Some prefer it not be known or brought up in conversation. I remember how, in the early years of my Jewish life, it was uncomfortable for me each time somebody would look at me slightly askance and say things like “Wow, there are Jews in Norway?” or “So…what was your maiden name…?” trying to place me in their understanding of who I am, where I came from and how I got here. 316 more words

New Member

This week Andriy Smolyanyuk is starting his PhD in our group. Congratulations!


Tunisian Democracy Group Wins Nobel Peace Prize

(OSLO, Norway) — A Tunisian democracy group won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its contributions to the first and most successful Arab Spring movement. 515 more words