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Watch: Whales swim near Reykjavik, Iceland

Watch: Whales swim near Reykjavik, Iceland

Rabbi Avi Feldman, Chabad emissary to Iceland, shares video clip of 'amazing' whale-watching experience.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2020 15:56
Iceland welcomes its first permanent Torah scroll

Iceland welcomes its first permanent Torah scroll

Jewish community of Reykjavik welcome their country's first permanent Torah scroll.Marcy Oster, JTA, 18/02/2020 07:41
Iceland fined for Eurovision pro-Palestinian protest

Iceland fined for Eurovision pro-Palestinian protest

Eurovision organizers fine Iceland for unfurling Palestinian Authority flags at Tel Aviv song contest.AFP, 21/09/2019 22:59
Hate prevails in Iceland

Hate prevails in Iceland

In Iceland, hate prevails from their joining the Nazi SS to their Eurovision BDS Nasties. Barry Shaw, 26/05/2019 00:46
Iceland's provocation

Iceland's provocation

Iceland delegation to Eurovision displays scarfs with Palestinian Arab flags as results announced.Ben Ariel, 19/05/2019 05:36
Iceland delegation's provocation at Eurovision

Iceland delegation's provocation at Eurovision

Band representing Iceland at Tel Aviv Eurovision competition supports BDS, seeks to 'eliminate capitalism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2019 10:06
Iceland's Eurovision contestant active BDS supporter; Deri told

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, 07/05/2019 16:13
WOW Air collapses, leaving thousands of passengers stranded

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, 28/03/2019 17:39
Popular singer in Iceland compares Jews to Nazis

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, 07/02/2019 07:40
Iceland could cancel participation in Eurovision 2019

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, 29/05/2018 04:34
Iceland will take part in J'lem Eurovision despite boycott call

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, 16/05/2018 09:08
Iceland drops proposed circumcision ban

Iceland drops proposed circumcision ban

Following international backlash and criticism from judicial committee, Iceland's parliament cancels vote on controversial bill.David Rosenberg, 30/04/2018 08:37
Iceland parliament committee opposes bill to ban circumcision

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, 26/04/2018 20:03
Iceland Foreign Ministry opposes Circumcision Law

Iceland Foreign Ministry opposes Circumcision Law

Foreign Ministry in Iceland announces opposition to proposed legislation against circumcision.Mordechai Sones, 26/04/2018 12:30
'Jews not welcome in Iceland'

'Jews not welcome in Iceland'

European rabbis compare proposed circumcision ban in Iceland to similar law passed by Nazi Germany.David Rosenberg, 23/04/2018 07:47
Iceland circumcision debate: 'Adopt European model'

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, 22/04/2018 18:34
US lawmakers urge Iceland to back down on circumcision ban

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, 13/04/2018 08:21
'There's no kosher meat, but the fish are great'

'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, 10/04/2018 20:31
Iceland welcomes first rabbi

Iceland welcomes first rabbi

Iceland welcomes its first rabbi while considering a ban on circumcision.JTA, 09/04/2018 10:11
Icelandic physicians back bill to outlaw circumcision

Icelandic physicians back bill to outlaw circumcision

Five hundred Icelandic physicians back bill to ban non-medical circumcision.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2018 14:50
'Brit Milah ban will ensure no Jewish community is established'

'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, 14/02/2018 20:28
Iceland to receive 1st resident rabbi in recent history

Iceland to receive 1st resident rabbi in recent history

Chabad sends emissaries to last major European capital without a synagogue.JTA, 12/02/2018 07:42
Iceland to ban circumcision?

Iceland to ban circumcision?

European Jews fear ban being promoted in Iceland's legislature could lead to similar bans across the continent.Tzvi Lev, 01/02/2018 22:39
Iceland's capital to deliver food via Israeli-made drones

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, 26/08/2017 23:28
Iceland's Down's Syndrome infanticide culture stirs contraversy

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, 15/08/2017 22:00
Anti-Islam activist poisoned by leftists in Iceland

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, 17/05/2017 00:37
'Open Skies' initiative gives Israelis cheaper flights

'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, 14/05/2017 18:52
Coming soon: Low-cost flights to the US and Canada

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, 09/04/2017 12:38
Israeli Tourist Dies in Iceland

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, 21/09/2015 10:56
Iceland's Capital Backtracks on Israel Boycott

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, 19/09/2015 20:36
Jewish Groups Blast Iceland's Capital for Boycott

Jewish Groups Blast Iceland's Capital for Boycott

Simon Wiesenthal Center and World Jewish Congress denounce Reykjavik's vote to boycott Israeli products.Ben Ariel, Canada, 19/09/2015 01:00
'Let's See Reykjavik Stop Using Computers'

'Let's See Reykjavik Stop Using Computers'

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, 18/09/2015 12:16
Iceland Denounces Its Capital's Israel Boycott

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, 17/09/2015 20:01
EJC Could Sue Reykjavik for Israel Boycott

EJC Could Sue Reykjavik for Israel Boycott

European Jewish Congress considering suing Reykjavik city council for boycotting Israeli goods; 'Time for Jews to fight back.'Ari Soffer, 17/09/2015 12:43
Icelandic Capital to Boycott All Israeli Products

Icelandic Capital 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, 16/09/2015 20:56
Bomb Threat on NY Flight Forces Emergency Landing

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, 16/08/2012 17:38
Iceland Radio Features Anti-Semitic Hymns

Iceland Radio Features Anti-Semitic Hymns

The Jews did not kill Jesus, but they are still being blamed for it. A Presbyterian minister writes a letter. Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2012 04:16
Abbas Reaffirms UN Statehood Bid

Abbas Reaffirms UN Statehood Bid

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas reaffirms his bid for UN membership. "It's our legitimate right," he claims.Elad Benari, 30/11/2011 06:42
Volcanic Ash Cloud Returns

Volcanic Ash Cloud Returns

A volcanic ash cloud is once again expected to drift into European skies from Iceland and disrupt airline flights. Chana Ya'ar, 23/05/2011 22:56
Iceland's EU Application on Ice

Iceland's EU Application on Ice

The majority who voted no in Iceland defied their government and have aroused interest in Ireland.Amiel Ungar, 13/04/2011 00:19
Iceland Leaders Invited to Gaza

Iceland Leaders Invited to Gaza

Hamas' Gaza head invites the president and foreign minister of Iceland to visit, and thanks them for their support.Maayana Miskin, 12/10/2010 22:12
Jewish Pilot: Heaven is Watching

Jewish Pilot: Heaven is Watching

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, 05/05/2010 10:01