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August 29, 2012 11:15 pm

Charges Filed Against Second German Rabbi After he Promises to Continue Circumcisions

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Rabbi Yitshak Ehrenberg on the Anne Will last month. Photo: Screenshot.

Times of Israel – One of Germany’s most prominent rabbis has been charged after publicly vowing to continue to perform circumcisions, The Times of Israel has learned.

The office of Rabbi Yitshak Ehrenberg, who has been serving the Berlin Jewish community since 1997, on Wednesday confirmed in an email that criminal charges had been filed against him. Ehrenberg has received a letter from the prosecutor’s office because of comments he made on a nationwide broadcast television show, an aide confirmed. At this point it is not known who filed the complaint and what exactly the letter states.

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  • Reuven

    Germany will never change. It’s still the same anti-Semitic sewer it was during the Holocaust. Jews should leave Gemany and come to Israel.

  • Eric R.

    The next Kristlnacht can’t be too far behind.

  • Minoo Shaoul

    its jwish custom and culture, even the British Royal family do circumcision for their boys.
    Christian, muslem Bodies and all other religious they have their own tradition.