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Council of Jews in Germany Awards Pastor Who Defends Circumcision

18 Kislev 5774 – November 21, 2013
A German pastor who defended Jews’ rights to ritual circumcision will receive the highest award of the Central Council of Jews in Germany in...

New Brit Mila Legislation May Be Weeks Away in Germany

16 Tishri 5773 – October 2, 2012
Ritual circumcisions have resumed in the Cologne region of Germany, ending a controversy started in a Cologne court in June, when judges decided ritual circumcision constituted “bodily harm” to boys and religious coercion.

Germans Do Not Favor Male Circumcision

5 Av 5772 – July 24, 2012
An opinion poll indicates that, despite the political initiative to have the Cologne verdict overruled by a law later this year, a majority of Germans favor a ban of male circumcision. In a Europe that is becoming ever more secular, there is a real danger that religious practices will gradually be pushed aside in order to assure that the impression is not given that little children and -in ritual slaughter- animals are made to suffer.

It’s Official: No Circumcision in Germany – Jewish Hospital Bans the...

13 Tammuz 5772 – July 3, 2012
The Jewish Hospital in Berlin has suspended all religious circumcisions of children following a ruling delivered by a German court banning the practice.

Shocking German Ruling May Lead to ‘Circumcision Tourism’

8 Tammuz 5772 – June 28, 2012
Head of the Religious Community of Islam in Germany Ali Demir predicted that a ban on circumcisions in Germany would lead to the development of "circumcision tourism in neighboring countries in Europe." ADL's Abe Foxman called on Germany's parliament to change the law, lest Jews again feel unwanted in Germany.

German Court Criminalizes Religious Circumcision

7 Tammuz 5772 – June 26, 2012
A Cologne district court ruled on Tuesday that parents may not have their sons circumcised for religious reasons, essentially criminalizing religious circumcisions.

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