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News Iceland » Culture: European rabbis: Jews not welcome in Iceland

News channel or source: https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5237848,00.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

With the firm backing of the media in Iceland, the rabbis expressed for the first time ... saying it "occupied a central and critical place in culture, religion and Jewish identity." In his words, "Questioning the freedom of Jewish families to circumcise ...

News Iceland » Culture: DJ Platurn Reveals Iceland's Groovy Side with 'Breaking the Ice'

News channel or source: https://www.kqed.org/arts/13829017/dj-platurn-reveals-icelands-groovy-side-with-breaking-the-ice
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Everything was just massively new to me. All this culture is just swimming at you.” Though Platurn didn’t have TV in Iceland, music was always important and apparent. There’s perhaps no better way to illustrate that than with his father’s decision ...

News Iceland » Culture: 10 incredible ways to see Iceland

News channel or source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/tours/10-ways-to-see-iceland/
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

Add to that Reykjavik, its hip capital, and you have a destination that provides not just otherworldly sights but also plenty of culture. Whether you’re in search of the Northern Lights or the sights featured in Game of Thrones, Iceland has something on ...

News Iceland » Culture: The Creator: Iceland’s Birgitta Jónsdóttir On Poetry, Politics, And The Future

News channel or source: https://grapevine.is/mag/feature/2018/04/20/the-creator-icelands-birgitta-jonsdottir-on-poetry-politics-and-the-future/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Perhaps best known to the rest of the world for creating the Pirate Party in Iceland, her history with Icelanders actually ... to hide all drama because that’s not part of the political culture. So a lot of people think there’s been no drama, but ...

News Iceland » Culture: Icelandic-themed coffee shop One Percent Forest is coming to Woolton

News channel or source: https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/whats-on/food-drink-news/icelandic-themed-coffee-shop-coming-14556141
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

"We love all things Nordic and Scandinavian so we will be taking aspects from that culture. We’ll be focusing on Icelandic style as that’s what we know best," says Dean. "We’ve been many times, exploring, researching, we actually got engaged there.

News Iceland » Culture: Now you can stay over at Iceland's Blue Lagoon... for a price

News channel or source: https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-news/now-you-can-stay-over-at-icelands-blue-lagoon-for-a-price-36796204.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Retreat at Blue Lagoon, Iceland At the Retreat, guests are welcomed by individual hosts that act as guided and attendants, from managing itineraries to providing tips and insights on local culture. And the price? The Retreat at Blue Lagoon, Iceland Entry ...

News Iceland » Culture: Highland Park and Deerfield musicians return from Icelandic concert trip

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/deerfield/news/ct-dfr-iceland-band-tour-tl-0419-story.html
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Though the trip was built around the joint concert, the students had time to see Iceland and experience some of the local culture. Rick Song, a Deerfield sophomore who plays the violin, said he was impressed by the courtesy he saw from the Icelandic people.

News Iceland » Culture: Iceland’s 1st Black Citizen? An Ex-Slave and War Hero Denmark Now Disregards

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/14/world/europe/denmark-iceland-slavery-hans-jonathan.html
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Danes’ long-ago status as slave owners and colonial masters rarely appears as a theme in mainstream culture. Today ... whose biography of Hans Jonathan was published in Icelandic in 2014, and in English in 2016. “The ship was bombarded heavily.”

News Iceland » Culture: Iceland to resume killing of endangered fin whales

News channel or source: https://blog.humanesociety.org/2018/04/iceland-resume-killing-endangered-fin-whales.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The leader likes to invoke cultural arguments even in defence of a rapacious whaling industry that is fundamentally commercial and not genuinely rooted in Japanese tradition. In this respect, Iceland, Japan and Norway are in the same boat, as nations ...

News Iceland » Culture: Tourist Head: Central Europeans “Fit Well Culturally”, Generally Better For Iceland

News channel or source: https://grapevine.is/news/2018/04/18/tourist-head-central-europeans-fit-well-culturally-in-iceland/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

The new director of The Icelandic Travel Industry Association is worried about ... “They treat the countryside well, and fit well in the culture. They stay a long time and travel all over the country, which is very important for the countryside not ...