A 3-Part Jewish Adventure to BaltoScandia, Part 1: Norway - The Land of the Midnight Sun with Evgenia Kempinski
June 9, 16, 23, 2022
June 9: Norway - The Land of the Midnight Sun
Jewish History in Norway dates back to the 19th century. Today, approximately 1,500 Jews still live in Norway. Join CSP and tour guide Evgenia Kempinski as we explore the beauty of Norway and learn about this country’s brief yet tragic Jewish history. Topics we will address on our vritual adventure to Norway include: The first Jewish community established in Oslo back in the 19th century; The growth of Jewish life in Norway in the first half of the 20th century; Norwegian Jews during WWII; The miraculous survival of an Oslo Synagogue during the War; The Re-establishment of the Jewish Community and the revival of Jewish life in Norway; and modern-day antisemitism and views towards Israel."
Sponsor: Community Scholar Program (CSP)