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Cartoon Depicts Israeli PM as Nazi

A cartoon in one of Norway’s largest newspapers likened Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to SS Major Amon Goethe, the brutal commandant portrayed by Ralph Fiennes in Schindler’s List who shot concentration camp inmates from his balcony for fun. Norway’s Jewish community has responded in the usual manner:

The caricature by political cartoonist Finn Graff appeared on July 10 in the Oslo daily Dagbladet. It has prompted outrage among the country’s small Jewish community, sparking widespread rioting and violence and leading to calls for Graff’s beheading.

Whoops. That can’t be right.

The caricature by political cartoonist Finn Graff appeared on July 10 in the Oslo daily Dagbladet. It has prompted outrage among the country’s small Jewish community and led the Simon Weisenthal Center to submit a protest to the Norwegian government.

Ah. That makes more sense.

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