Iceland delegation's provocation at Eurovision

Band representing Iceland at Tel Aviv Eurovision competition supports BDS, seeks to 'eliminate capitalism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 10:06 AM

Iceland's Eurovision contestant active BDS supporter; Deri told

Attorney Nati Rom: 'Hatari band, which will represent Iceland in Eurovision Song Contest, supports boycott of Israel and works for it.'Mordechai Sones, 5/7/2019, 4:13 PM

WOW Air collapses, leaving thousands of passengers stranded

A number of airlines, including Icelandair, EasyJet, Norwegian and Wizz Air offered special 'rescue fares' for stranded passengers.Sara Rubenstein, 3/28/2019, 5:39 PM

Popular singer in Iceland compares Jews to Nazis

Iceland’s former representative to Eurovision calls on Iceland to pull out of the event since it is being held in Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/7/2019, 7:40 AM

Iceland could cancel participation in Eurovision 2019

Senior official says Iceland could cancel participation in next year’s Eurovision Song Contest, which is slated to be held in Israel.Elad Benari, 5/29/2018, 4:34 AM

Iceland will take part in J'lem Eurovision despite boycott call

Iceland vows to take part in next year's Eurovision event, to be held in Israel, despite boycott petition.JTA, 5/16/2018, 9:08 AM

Iceland drops proposed circumcision ban

Following international backlash and criticism from judicial committee, Iceland's parliament cancels vote on controversial bill.David Rosenberg, 4/30/2018, 8:37 AM

Iceland parliament committee opposes bill to ban circumcision

As Iceland's lawmakers mull controversial bill to jail parents for circumcising their children, judicial committee pushes to nix proposal.JTA, 4/26/2018, 8:03 PM

Iceland Foreign Ministry opposes Circumcision Law

Foreign Ministry in Iceland announces opposition to proposed legislation against circumcision.Mordechai Sones, 4/26/2018, 12:30 PM

'Jews not welcome in Iceland'

European rabbis compare proposed circumcision ban in Iceland to similar law passed by Nazi Germany.David Rosenberg, 4/23/2018, 7:47 AM

Iceland circumcision debate: 'Adopt European model'

'For the first time since we launched the campaign against the Icelandic law, media outlets are coming out against it.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2018, 6:34 PM

US lawmakers urge Iceland to back down on circumcision ban

Senior Republican and Democrat congressmen team up to take on Iceland's proposed ban on circumcision.JTA, 4/13/2018, 8:21 AM

'There's no kosher meat, but the fish are great'

New (and first) Chief Rabbi of Iceland, Rabbi Avi Feldman, hopes in conversation with Arutz Sheva that circumcision law will not be passed.Gil Ronen, 4/10/2018, 8:31 PM

Iceland welcomes first rabbi

Iceland welcomes its first rabbi while considering a ban on circumcision.JTA, 4/9/2018, 10:11 AM

Icelandic physicians back bill to outlaw circumcision

Five hundred Icelandic physicians back bill to ban non-medical circumcision.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2018, 2:50 PM

'Brit Milah ban will ensure no Jewish community is established'

Scandinavian Jewish leaders warn Iceland that legislation banning nonmedical circumcision will prevent Jewish community life in the country.JTA, 2/14/2018, 8:28 PM

Iceland to receive 1st resident rabbi in recent history

Chabad sends emissaries to last major European capital without a synagogue.JTA, 2/12/2018, 7:42 AM

Iceland to ban circumcision?

European Jews fear ban being promoted in Iceland's legislature could lead to similar bans across the continent.Tzvi Lev, 2/1/2018, 10:39 PM

Iceland's capital to deliver food via Israeli-made drones

Israeli company eliminates traffic jams to provide AHA's Reykjavík clients with faster product delivery.JTA, 8/26/2017, 11:28 PM

Iceland's Down's Syndrome infanticide culture stirs contraversy

Actress Patricia Heaton blasts CBS over report on Iceland's Down syndrome abortion rates.Mordechai Sones, 8/15/2017, 10:00 PM

Anti-Islam activist poisoned by leftists in Iceland

Robert Spencer, director of the Jihad Watch website, poisoned in Reykjavik after lecturing on the threat of jihad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2017, 12:37 AM

'Open Skies' initiative gives Israelis cheaper flights

Israel signs agreement with Icelandic WOW airlines for direct flights to Iceland and cheaper flights to North America.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2017, 6:52 PM

Coming soon: Low-cost flights to the US and Canada

Iceland airline offers low-cost flights from Israel to North America, starting in June.Netanel Katz, 4/9/2017, 12:38 PM

Israeli Tourist Dies in Iceland

65-year-old citizen falls and dies from wounds during guided tour in northern island state, which recently made headlines over boycott call.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2015, 10:56 AM

Iceland's Capital Backtracks on Israel Boycott

Reykjavik mayor says he is 'angry' with himself over 'poorly prepared' decision to boycott Jewish state, but surprised by outcry.Ari Yashar, 9/19/2015, 8:36 PM

Jewish Groups Blast Iceland's Capital for Boycott Vote

Simon Wiesenthal Center and World Jewish Congress denounce Reykjavik's vote to boycott Israeli products.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/19/2015, 1:00 AM

'Let's See Reykjavik Stop Using Computers, Cell Phones'

Council of European Rabbis calls Icelandic capital's bluff on Israel boycott, citing Israel's role in creating much of the modern world.Tova Dvorin, 9/18/2015, 12:16 PM

Iceland Denounces Its Capital's Israel Boycott

Iceland Foreign Ministry makes clear Reykjavik's boycott decision 'doesn't match state policy,' while welcoming Israeli tourists to visit.Ari Yashar, 9/17/2015, 8:01 PM

EU Jewish Congress Could Sue Iceland Capital over Israel Boycott

European Jewish Congress considering suing Reykjavik city council for boycotting Israeli goods; 'Time for Jews to fight back.'Ari Soffer, 9/17/2015, 12:43 PM

Icelandic Capital Reykjavik to Boycott All Israeli Products

Reykjavik city council passes bill to boycott all Israeli goods "as long as the occupation of Palestinian territories continues."Matt Wanderman, 9/16/2015, 8:56 PM

Bomb Threat on NY Flight Forces Emergency Landing

Passenger jet flying from NY to Moscow made emergency landing in Iceland after a caller claimed there was a bomb on board.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/16/2012, 5:38 PM

Iceland Radio Features Anti-Semitic Hate Hymns for Easter

The Jews did not kill Jesus, but they are still being blamed for it. A Presbyterian minister writes a letter. Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2012, 4:16 AM

Abbas Reaffirms UN Statehood Bid: It's Our Legitimate Right

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas reaffirms his bid for UN membership. "It's our legitimate right," he claims.Elad Benari, 11/30/2011, 6:42 AM

Volcanic Ash Cloud Again Disrupts Flights in Europe

A volcanic ash cloud is once again expected to drift into European skies from Iceland and disrupt airline flights. Chana Ya'ar, 5/23/2011, 10:56 PM

Icelandic No Vote Piques Ireland's Interest

The majority who voted no in Iceland defied their government and have aroused interest in Ireland.Amiel Ungar, 4/13/2011, 12:19 AM

Hamas Invites Friendly Iceland Leaders to Gaza

Hamas' Gaza head invites the president and foreign minister of Iceland to visit, and thanks them for their support.Maayana Miskin, 10/12/2010, 10:12 PM

Jewish Airline Pilot: Icelandic Volcano a Heavenly 'Heads Up'

An observant Jewish commercial airline pilot says the Iceland volcano was a Heavenly sign not to take the ability to travel the skies for granted.Hana Levi Julian, 5/5/2010, 10:01 AM