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  6/29/2014, Tammuz 1, 5774

High Court Allows Mother to Refuse Son's Circumcision

In precedent-setting ruling, Sunday, the Supreme Court said a Rabbinical Court can't force circumcision if one parent objects. The High Court allowed a mother to refuse her son's circumcision despite the father's will, ruling that the only authority that can decide on the matter is the civil Family Court.