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Audio: INR SPECIAL: Will Germany Ban Circumcision?

A special Walter Bingham / Jay Shapiro report on what's gone wrong in Germany. Will bris milah be banned?
7/18/2012, 11:26 PM

A7 Radio's "Vox in the box" with Jay Shapiro, Walter Bingham
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The hottest debate in Germany is the ruling of the Cologne Court declaring that circumcision inflicts bodily harm and is prohibited, affecting Jews and Muslims.   

This programme investigates the background and reports on the meeting at the Knesset Diaspora Affairs Committee and its guests,  with the German Ambassador to Israel.   It explains the implications of that court’s decision for Jews in Germany.

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Jay Shapiro is the author of six books on Israeli politics, the Middle East, Judaism and aliyah. He is a columnist and frequently lectures in Israel and the United States. He was previously a physicist at a major Israeli firm and served as an aliyah shaliach for the Jewish Agency in America. His show has been on Israel National Radio since 1998. The Jay Shapiro Podcast airs every Sunday from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Israel time on Israel National Radio.
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