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  11/12/2013, Kislev 9, 5774

EU Secretary-General: We Won't Harm Religious Freedom

Deputy Minister of Religious Services Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan met yesterday (Monday) with the European Union's Secretary-General Thorbjørn Jagland to discuss the proposed ban on circumcision.

During the course of their conversation, MK Ben-Dahan told the Secretary-General that he could not imagine that the European Union would consider infringing upon its policy religious freedom and would work against one of the basic precepts of Judaism which has been in practice by the Jewish people for thousands of years.