The Day of Relaxation

Today is the second day of Christmas. After eating to excess on December 24 and 25, many families just have leftovers for lunch, enjoy their new things and relax on December 26.

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Is Judaism Rooted in Iceland?

Many foreign tourists who visit Iceland in December ask that question since a triangular decoration with seven candle-like lights can be spotted in almost every window, which is very similar to seven-arm candlesticks used in synagogues.

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Smoked Pork and Christmas Presents

Today is Christmas Eve. Christmas in Iceland officially begins when the bells of Reykjavík Cathedral chime at 6 pm. By then families will have gathered around the dinner table to have smoked pork and afterwards they open presents.

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Gledileg Jól!

The Iceland Review team would like to send its readers in every corner of the world heartfelt seasonal greetings from the Arctic isle of Iceland where people are about to celebrate Christmas at this darkest time of the year.

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