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Posts Tagged: Circumcision

December 31, 2013 12:29 pm

Celebrity Stylist Rachel Zoe Tweets Family Photos After Her Son’s Circumcision

Celebrity fashion stylist Rachel Zoe late on Monday tweeted a family picture after the bris milah (circumcision) of her son, Kaius Jagger Berman. "My incredible family...

December 2, 2013 6:24 am

Circumcision is Under Attack in Europe - This week, as Jews across the world celebrate Hanukkah, they also remember the victory of the Maccabees against the brutal rule...

November 27, 2013 10:24 am

Israel’s Rabbinical Court Fines Woman For Not Circumcising Son

Times of Israel - The Rabbinical Court in Jerusalem rejected an appeal Monday by a Netanya woman fined NIS 500 ($140) per day for refusing...

October 9, 2013 10:19 am

Council of Europe Responds to Peres: Female Genital Mutilation and Circumcision Not ‘On Equal Footing’

Thorbjorn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, responded on Wednesday to a letter sent earlier this week by Israeli President Shimon Peres asking Jagland to...

October 4, 2013 8:18 am

Council of Europe’s Anti-Circumcision Ruling Fosters ‘Racist Trends,’ Israel Says - Israel on Friday strongly condemned a decision by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe that Jewish ritual circumcision is a...

November 12, 2012 10:08 pm

Circumcision Makes No Sense (And That’s Okay)

Let's be honest with ourselves. Circumcision is crazy. We take a baby, 8 days after he left the womb, 8 days after the being born, and...

October 4, 2012 1:45 pm

German Parliament to Approve Religious Circumcision Practice

Germany's parliament is expected to pass legislation that will legalize religious circumcisions, putting an end to the battle between religious groups and the state over...

September 5, 2012 10:32 am

Berlin Bans Mohels From Performing Ritual Circumcisions

Germany's capital city of Berlin has announced new rules on circumcision procedures, banning Jewish mohels from performing the ritual and requiring that both parents of...

August 21, 2012 10:32 am

Israeli Chief Rabbi Visits Berlin to Engage Germans on Circumcision Issue

Israeli Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger is in Berlin today to help with an ongoing debate in Germany over the risks and legality of circumcision procedures. A...

July 31, 2012 12:06 pm

European Jewish Communities Unite to Defend Circumcision’s Legality

On Monday it was announced that Austria's Jewish community (IKG) will unite with the German and Swiss Jewish communities to advocate keeping religious circumcision legal,...

July 13, 2012 9:20 am

Munich Rabbi: Some Jewish Families May Heed German Circumcision Ban

European Rabbis met in Germany on Thursday to proclaim their opposition to a German court's ruling which outlaws circumcision.  The ban has brought religious leaders...

June 26, 2012 2:38 pm

German Court Outlaws Ritual Circumcision

The district court of Cologne ruled this week that religious circumcision of a child is harmful and that a parent's jurisdiction over his child does...

June 13, 2012 12:52 pm

Baby Arrives for Circumcision in Remote Control Car (VIDEO)

A recent YouTube video is causing quite the stir in Israel, after it was exposed on a local news show. The short clip, uploaded...

March 16, 2012 11:24 am

Circumcision Troubles

I have to my credit (or not) several blogs about circumcision in which I contrast my visceral antipathy towards harming a child with my loyalty...


Vocal Israel Critic Cornel West Launches Longshot Presidential Bid

Longtime Israel critic Cornel West announced on Monday his intention to run for the Presidency of the United States as the candidate of the left wing People’s Party. “I enter in...


Egyptian Attacker Was Most Likely Lone Wolf Jihadist, Israeli Sources Say

i24 News - The Egyptian border policeman who shot dead three Israeli soldiers on Saturday during a cross-border infiltration was most likely a jihadist who acted alone, Israeli security sources...

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