The rabbis of Europe mobilized for circumcision in Germany

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According to estimates by the World Health Organization, 30% of boys under 15 years worldwide are circumcised.
According to estimates by the World Health Organization, 30% of boys under 15 years old worldwide are circumcised. | AFP / Ali Al-Saadi

In this case involving a doctor sued for medical complications after circumcision of a small Muslim four years, the court emphasized that the boys could be circumcised later, when they are old enough to consent .

“CONTINUE TO CIRCUMCISION”

European rabbis decided to meet next week in Stuttgart dignitaries Muslims and Christians to develop a common strategy to oppose this ruling. There are about one hundred and twenty thousand Jews and four million Muslims, mostly Turks, in Germany.

Pinchas Goldschmidt, chief rabbi of Moscow and organizer of the Berlin meeting, urged “the Jewish community in Germany and circumcisers to continue to practice circumcision without waiting for a change of law” . He said that the decision of the court in Cologne threatened the very existence of the Jewish community in Germany and once again illustrated the intolerance of the victims were, in his non-Christian communities in Europe, after the ban minarets in Switzerland and that of Islamic headscarves in France and Belgium.

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