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Jews in Iceland Presentation with Rabbi Avraham Feldman
October 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Get your ticket now! We’ll be taking a tour of Iceland through a Jewish lens on Sunday, October 18 at 3pm on Zoom! Rabbi Avraham Feldman, the rabbi of the Jewish community of Iceland, will present: “The History of Jews in Iceland and Jewish Life Today”!
In 2018, Rabbi Feldman became the first permanent rabbi in Iceland since World War II. Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik, had been the only European capital without a full-time rabbi before Rabbi Feldman and his family settled there. Originally from New York City, Rabbi Feldman studied in rabbinical school and worked in Jewish education in the United States, England and Australia. He is married and the father of four children.
Please sign up with Justin at Justin@hcrj.org to receive the Zoom link and password!
Facts about Iceland
- Iceland has the lowest infant mortality rate in the world and has one of the highest life expectancies. The majority of citizens have access to good-quality health care.
- Icelanders love literature. 1 in 10 Icelandic people will publish a book in their lifetime
- Literacy rates in Iceland are 99%
- About 11% of Iceland is covered by glaciers
- Iceland’s national sport is handball