‘Norway calls on Israel to stop the plans for forced relocation of the residents and demolition of the Palestinian village of Susiya in the West Bank. This is a very negative development, which in addition to uprooting the Palestinian villagers will make it much more difficult to rekindle the peace process,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Velgere som ikke er i Norge på valgdagen den 14. september, kan forhåndsstemme ved ambassaden i Tel Aviv fra onsdag 1. juli til fredag 11. september 2015.

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Spring and summer of 2015 marks an upswing in Norwegian cultural activities in Israel. April and May is dedicated to film, June to music and the opening of Ann Lislegaard exhibition at Tel Aviv Museum of Art.

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Photo: Frode Overland Andersen/UD.

Norway is providing NOK 38 million for shelter for families who lost their homes as a result of the conflict in Gaza in 2014. ‘The winter weather in Gaza is creating huge problems for the families who do not have proper homes. Conditions for the most vulnerable people urgently need to be improved,’ commented Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Photo: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Ragna Marie Fjeld.

‘The fight for strengthening human rights is the common thread in everything Norway commits to internationally,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Human rights are under pressure internationally. Norway will therefore step up its efforts to promote and protect human rights

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Norske borgere får gratis turistvisum (B2) for en periode på opp til tre måneder ved innreise til Israel. Det er derfor ikke nødvendig med forhåndsvisum. Spørsmål om arbeidstillatelse, studentvisum etc. må rettes til Den israelske ambassaden i Oslo eller Innenriksministeriet i Jerusalem. Det kan, mot en avgift, søkes om å få forlenget visumet hos Innenriksministeriet. Israel krever at pass er

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Photo: Norges fotballforbund.

Norway is one of the eight teams to compete in the the UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship final tournament in Israel 15-27 July 2015.

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The Norwegian author Gabi Gleichmann is in Israel this week after an invitation from the Jerusalem International Book Fair. Gabi insists on being a Norwegian author despite the fact that he is Hungarian born Jew who grew up in the Swedish capital Stockholm.

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Rakettangrep kan forekomme i grensestrøkene. Det bør utvises stor forsiktighet. Ambassaden anbefaler reisende til å holde seg løpende orientert gjennom mediene og lytte til lokale myndigheters råd.

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