Iceland

  • First Jewish Community is Being Established in Iceland, Jwb Reports

    With the arrival of British and American troops in Iceland, a Jewish community is springing up there for the first time in the history of the Island, the Jewish Welfare Board reported today. The country’s first Bar Mitzvah for a Jewish boy took place recently and its first synagogue has been opened by the Jewish… More ▸

  • Jewish Refugees in Iceland Help British Air Fund

    There is a colony of about 50 German refugees, mostly Jews, in Iceland, The Evening Standard correspondent there states. They have to report each week to the British Security Corps, and most of them on their weekly visit buy at least one ticket, costing one kroner (ninepence) in the “Spitfire” Lottery. According to a report… More ▸