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  1/26/2014, Shevat 25, 5774

A Special Movie: 'Brit Milah is Religous Freedom of Choice'


The Israeli Knesset has prepared a special short film in praise of circumcision which is to be shown as a response to other elements within the council who are seeking to fight this oldest of practices.

The pro-circumcision film is to be screened on Monday at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council Europe’s Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development, by Israel’s MK Nachman Shai.

The film is move by Israeli MK’s to fight the resolutions which attack ritual male circumcision, such as the 2013 motion by Marlene Ruprecht, the former COE MP, who decried the practice and urged members to initiate public debate as a human rights issue.

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