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Emergency plane evacuates Israeli COVID patients from Iceland

Special rescue plane carrying doctors and medical equipment evacuated infected Israelis stranded in Iceland.

Emergency plane evacuates Israeli COVID patients from Iceland

Watch: Iceland volcano erupts

Aerial footage showed lava snaking its way down an Icelandic volcano near Reykjavik. The last eruption there was some 800 years ago.

Watch: Iceland volcano eruptsplayer

Iceland recognizes Judaism for first time

Judaism to list of state-recognized religious and life-stance groups in Iceland.

Iceland recognizes Judaism for first time

Book calling Holocausts a hoax to hit book stores in Iceland

Icelandic tourism company to publish 1972 Holocaust denial book.

Book calling Holocausts a hoax to hit book stores in Iceland

Watch: Whales swim near Reykjavik, Iceland

Rabbi Avi Feldman, Chabad emissary to Iceland, shares video clip of 'amazing' whale-watching experience.

Watch: Whales swim near Reykjavik

Iceland welcomes its first permanent Torah scroll

Jewish community of Reykjavik welcome their country's first permanent Torah scroll.

Iceland welcomes its first Torah scroll

Iceland fined for Eurovision pro-Palestinian protest

Eurovision organizers fine Iceland for unfurling Palestinian Authority flags at Tel Aviv song contest.

Iceland fined for Eurovision pro-Palestinian protest

Hate prevails in Iceland

Hate prevails in Iceland

Iceland's provocation

Iceland delegation to Eurovision displays scarfs with Palestinian Arab flags as results announced.

Iceland's provocationplayer

Iceland delegation's provocation at Eurovision

Band representing Iceland at Tel Aviv Eurovision competition supports BDS, seeks to 'eliminate capitalism.'

Iceland delegation's provocation at Eurovision

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.'

Iceland's Eurovision contestant active BDS supporter; Deri told

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.

WOW Air collapses, leaving thousands of passengers stranded

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.

Popular singer in Iceland compares Jews to Nazis

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.

Iceland could cancel participation in Eurovision 2019

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.

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

Iceland drops proposed circumcision ban

Following international backlash and criticism from judicial committee, Iceland's parliament cancels vote on controversial bill.

Iceland drops proposed circumcision ban

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.

Iceland parliament committee opposes bill to ban circumcision

Iceland Foreign Ministry opposes Circumcision Law

Foreign Ministry in Iceland announces opposition to proposed legislation against circumcision.

Iceland Foreign Ministry opposes Circumcision Law

'Jews not welcome in Iceland'

European rabbis compare proposed circumcision ban in Iceland to similar law passed by Nazi Germany.

'Jews not welcome in Iceland'

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.'

Iceland circumcision debate: 'Adopt European model'

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.

US lawmakers urge Iceland to back down on circumcision ban

'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.

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

Iceland welcomes first rabbi

Iceland welcomes its first rabbi while considering a ban on circumcision.

Iceland welcomes first rabbi

Icelandic physicians back bill to outlaw circumcision

Five hundred Icelandic physicians back bill to ban non-medical circumcision.

Icelandic physicians back bill to outlaw circumcision

'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.

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

Iceland to receive 1st resident rabbi in recent history

Chabad sends emissaries to last major European capital without a synagogue.

Iceland to receive 1st resident rabbi in recent history

Iceland to ban circumcision?

European Jews fear ban being promoted in Iceland's legislature could lead to similar bans across the continent.

Iceland to ban circumcision?

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.

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

Iceland's Down's Syndrome infanticide culture stirs contraversy

Actress Patricia Heaton blasts CBS over report on Iceland's Down syndrome abortion rates.

Iceland's Down's Syndrome infanticide culture stirs contraversy

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.

Anti-Islam activist poisoned by leftists in Iceland

'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.

'Open Skies' initiative gives Israelis cheaper flights

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

Iceland airline offers low-cost flights from Israel to North America, starting in June.

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

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.

Israeli Tourist Dies in Iceland

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.

Iceland's Capital Backtracks on Israel Boycott

Jewish Groups Blast Iceland's Capital for Boycott

Simon Wiesenthal Center and World Jewish Congress denounce Reykjavik's vote to boycott Israeli products.

Jewish Groups Blast Iceland's Capital for Boycott Vote

'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.

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

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.

Iceland Denounces Its Capital's 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.'

EU Jewish Congress Could Sue Iceland Capital over Israel Boycott

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."

Icelandic Capital Reykjavik to Boycott All Israeli Products

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.

Bomb Threat on NY Flight Forces Emergency Landing