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  Cheshvan 4, 5770 , 22/10/09

Meretz MKs Push Circumcision Bill

Three Meretz MKs, filed a bill to establish a committee to determine criteria for certification for ritual circumcisers (mohelim).

According to the bill, the committee that would define the Circumcision Law, would be jointly made up of officials from the Ministry of Health and the Chief Rabbinate. Violators of the law could face up to three years in prison.

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