A Swedish political party says it will fight to ban circumcision

Swedish Center Party votes overwhelmingly to ban circumcision. Jewish leaders warn move 'would make Jewish life impossible.'Josefin Dolsten/JTA, 10/3/2019, 8:23 PM

Sweden to enact circumcision ban?

Swedish party submits motion calling for circumcision ban, calling circumcision 'an infringement of the child’s integrity.'JTA, 10/4/2018, 1:29 PM

Danish committee OKs draft call to ban circumcision

Path is now clear for nonbinding vote on a petition that calls for banning nonmedical circumcision of boys for humanitarian reasons.JTA, 9/28/2018, 5:28 PM

Denmark won't ban circumcision

Danish Health Minister Norby says government will have no hand in banning circumcision, emphasizes close contact with Jewish community.Haim Lev, 8/13/2018, 11:19 AM

Some Danish Jews feel Denmark doesn't want them to belong

Denmark is considering a ban on circumcision. That has some Jews thinking about leaving.JTA, 6/16/2018, 10:23 PM

Danish circumcision ban to go to parliament

After securing necessary 50,000 signatures, proposal to outlaw child circumcision goes to parliament.AFP, 6/1/2018, 2:13 PM

Banning circumcision and the decline of the West

Interview with the head of Machon Shilo, Rabbi David Bar-HayimMordechai Sones, 5/3/2018, 4:03 PM

Denmark faces vote on circumcision ban

Petition to ban circumcision in Denmark nearing goal, would force parliament to vote on controversial proposal.Cnaan Liphshiz, 5/2/2018, 2:47 PM

Iceland drops proposed circumcision ban

Following international backlash and criticism from judicial committee, Iceland's parliament cancels vote on controversial bill.David Rosenberg, 4/30/2018, 8:37 AM

Iceland parliament committee opposes bill to ban circumcision

As Iceland's lawmakers mull controversial bill to jail parents for circumcising their children, judicial committee pushes to nix proposal.JTA, 4/26/2018, 8:03 PM

Iceland Foreign Ministry opposes Circumcision Law

Foreign Ministry in Iceland announces opposition to proposed legislation against circumcision.Mordechai Sones, 4/26/2018, 12:30 PM

'Jews not welcome in Iceland'

European rabbis compare proposed circumcision ban in Iceland to similar law passed by Nazi Germany.David Rosenberg, 4/23/2018, 7:47 AM

Iceland circumcision debate: 'Adopt European model'

'For the first time since we launched the campaign against the Icelandic law, media outlets are coming out against it.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2018, 6:34 PM

US lawmakers urge Iceland to back down on circumcision ban

Senior Republican and Democrat congressmen team up to take on Iceland's proposed ban on circumcision.JTA, 4/13/2018, 8:21 AM

Icelandic physicians back bill to outlaw circumcision

Five hundred Icelandic physicians back bill to ban non-medical circumcision.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2018, 2:50 PM

Danish petition to force vote on banning circumcision?

Danish petition appears likely to force vote on banning circumcision.JTA, 2/21/2018, 9:13 AM

'Brit Milah ban will ensure no Jewish community is established'

Scandinavian Jewish leaders warn Iceland that legislation banning nonmedical circumcision will prevent Jewish community life in the country.JTA, 2/14/2018, 8:28 PM

Dutch party distances from members’ call for circumcision ban

Members of left-wing party call for ban on circumcision under 18.JTA, 7/27/2017, 4:26 PM

Norway to ban circumcision?

'This is an anti-Jewish decision.' Norwegian Progressive Party introduces bill to ban circumcision for all males under 16.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2017, 4:18 PM

Denmark may ban circumcision under the age of 18

The Danish Medical Association is for banning performing circumcision until people are 18 and can decide for themselves to circumcise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2016, 9:04 PM

Europe Overrules Recommended Circumcision Ban

Thanks to joint Jewish-Muslim rallying, European Council has decided not to recommend a ban on circumcision.Moshe Cohen, 10/1/2015, 10:54 AM

Danish Parliament to Debate on Legality of Circumcision

Danish Parliament will debate whether to ban circumcision. Former health minister has already expressed support for possible new law.Eliran Aharon, Cynthia Blank, 10/26/2014, 11:52 AM

Knesset Film to Battle EU Brit Milah Bans

The Knesset is gearing up into action to battle European efforts to ban Jewish ritual circumcision (brit milah) with a film it producedDavid Lev, 1/26/2014, 10:53 PM

Eldad: Circumcision – That’s the Threat

Ex-MK has sarcastic response to European decision on circumcision. ‘The council has finally recognized the biggest threat to children.’Maayana Miskin, 10/9/2013, 8:27 AM

Peres Protests European Resolution on Circumcision

Israeli President asks Secretary General of 47 member state body for his intervention on recent call on circumcision ban.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/8/2013, 11:51 AM

Israel Calls to Rescind Anti Circumcision Resolution

Israel has described a Council of Europe (PACE) resolution against circumcision as a "moral stain" that will foster hatred across Europe.Kochava Rozenbaum, 10/4/2013, 10:33 AM

European Council Calls for Circumcision Ban

The European Council calls circumcision of children a violation of human rights, calls for legal ban until age 15.Maayana Miskin, 10/3/2013, 11:18 AM