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Israelis flew to Iceland, 30 contracted COVID

One of the Israelis in Iceland may have contracted COVID on the flight and spread it to the rest.

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AirBnB host kicks out renter because of association with Israel

There has been a dramatic uptick of Jews being physically attacked around the world in the wake of operation Guardian of the Walls.

22/05/2021

Archaeologists discover remains of Viking rituals in Iceland

A boat-shaped structure was discovered, as well as dozens of beads, some of them having their origin directly traced to Iraq.

Volcano has erupted in Iceland near Reykjavik - In pictures

"I can see the glowing red sky from my window," said Rannveig Gudmundsdottir, resident in the town of Grindavik, only 8 km (5 miles) from the eruption.

21/03/2021
Smoke rise from the Grimsvotn volcano

Volcano erupts in Iceland near Reykjavik

A helicopter with scientific personnel had been scrambled to assess the extent of the eruption.

By REUTERS
20/03/2021
A general view of Reykjavik, Iceland

Iceland recognizes Judaism as an official state religion

The country has only one rabbi, Avi Feldman, who initiated the Chabad Lubavitch of Iceland in 2018. Feldman and the community have worked hard to gain Iceland's formal approval.

Oh, the places you'll go: Destinations granted to vaccinated travelers

This is only the beginning, and hopefully, more countries will open up their borders as more people around the world get vaccinated.

Scared by global warming? In Iceland, one solution is petrifying

Elon Musk, chief of Tesla Inc and a billionaire entrepreneur, said in January he would give a $100 million prize for the best “technology for capturing carbon”.

By REUTERS
04/02/2021
A general view of Reykjavik, Iceland

Book calling Holocausts a hoax to hit Icelandic book stores for Christmas

Denying the Holocaust is not illegal in Iceland, but the Association of Icelandic Book Publishers has the means to intervene to stop the book’s sales

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
04/11/2020
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