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The History of the Jews in Iceland

Not much has been written about the history of the Jews in Iceland.

However, the Icelandic historian, Snorri G. Bergsson, has prepared an English draft of his Ph.D. thesis "Iceland and the "Jewish Question" which can he found on his website:

The 2. chapter "Jews and the North" gives a brief introduction to the history of the Jews in Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway.

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