Circumcision Ban

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Will Denmark ban circumcision?

Will Denmark ban circumcision?

Danish parliament to debate bill that would ban non-medical circumcisions. 'There's a risk this could get passed.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 06/09/2020 21:09
Wiesenthal Center slams international campaign to ban circumcision

Wiesenthal Center slams international campaign to ban circumcision

The Wiesenthal Centre alleges that an international campaign is attempting to ban the traditional Jewish circumcision ceremony.Eitan Divinsky, 03/05/2020 21:54
Rabbis: Push to ban circumcision shows 'lack of tolerance'

Rabbis: Push to ban circumcision shows 'lack of tolerance'

Conference of European Rabbis responds to Swedish push to ban circumcision, says it represents 'request for Jews to leave Sweden.'Yoni Kempinski, 07/10/2019 16:01
OU condemns Swedish party's proposed circumcision ban

OU condemns Swedish party's proposed circumcision ban

Leadership of Orthodox Union expresses deep concern over Swedish Centre Party’s vote to fight the non-medical circumcision of boys.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 04/10/2019 21:42
Jewish leaders appalled by Swedish anti-circumcision legislation

Jewish leaders appalled by Swedish anti-circumcision legislation

Conference of Presidents condemns Swedish political party which voted in favor of banning circumcision.Ben Ariel, 04/10/2019 06:52
A Swedish political party says it will fight to ban circumcision

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, 03/10/2019 20:23
Sweden to enact circumcision ban?

Sweden to enact circumcision ban?

Swedish party submits motion calling for circumcision ban, calling circumcision 'an infringement of the child’s integrity.'JTA, 04/10/2018 13:29
Danish committee OKs draft call to ban circumcision

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, 28/09/2018 17:28
Denmark won't ban circumcision

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, 13/08/2018 11:19
Some Danish Jews feel Denmark doesn't want them to belong

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, 16/06/2018 22:23
 Danish circumcision ban to go to parliament

Danish circumcision ban to go to parliament

After securing necessary 50,000 signatures, proposal to outlaw child circumcision goes to parliament.AFP, 01/06/2018 14:13
Banning circumcision and the decline of the West

Banning circumcision and the decline of the West

Interview with the head of Machon Shilo, Rabbi David Bar-HayimMordechai Sones, 03/05/2018 16:03
Denmark faces vote on circumcision ban

Denmark faces vote on circumcision ban

Petition to ban circumcision in Denmark nearing goal, would force parliament to vote on controversial proposal.Cnaan Liphshiz, 02/05/2018 14:47
Iceland drops proposed circumcision ban

Iceland drops proposed circumcision ban

Following international backlash and criticism from judicial committee, Iceland's parliament cancels vote on controversial bill.David Rosenberg, 30/04/2018 08:37
Iceland parliament committee opposes bill to ban circumcision

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, 26/04/2018 20:03
Iceland Foreign Ministry opposes Circumcision Law

Iceland Foreign Ministry opposes Circumcision Law

Foreign Ministry in Iceland announces opposition to proposed legislation against circumcision.Mordechai Sones, 26/04/2018 12:30
'Jews not welcome in Iceland'

'Jews not welcome in Iceland'

European rabbis compare proposed circumcision ban in Iceland to similar law passed by Nazi Germany.David Rosenberg, 23/04/2018 07:47
Iceland circumcision debate: 'Adopt European model'

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, 22/04/2018 18:34
US lawmakers urge Iceland to back down on circumcision ban

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, 13/04/2018 08:21
Icelandic physicians back bill to outlaw circumcision

Icelandic physicians back bill to outlaw circumcision

Five hundred Icelandic physicians back bill to ban non-medical circumcision.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2018 14:50
Danish petition to force vote on banning circumcision?

Danish petition to force vote on banning circumcision?

Danish petition appears likely to force vote on banning circumcision.JTA, 21/02/2018 09:13
'Brit Milah ban will ensure no Jewish community is established'

'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, 14/02/2018 20:28
Dutch party distances from members’ call for circumcision ban

Dutch party distances from members’ call for circumcision ban

Members of left-wing party call for ban on circumcision under 18.JTA, 27/07/2017 16:26
Norway to ban circumcision?

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, 07/05/2017 16:18
Denmark may ban circumcision under the age of 18

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, 07/12/2016 21:04
Europe Overrules Recommended Circumcision Ban

Europe Overrules Recommended Circumcision Ban

Thanks to joint Jewish-Muslim rallying, European Council has decided not to recommend a ban on circumcision.Moshe Cohen, 01/10/2015 10:54
Danish Parliament to Debate on Circumcision

Danish Parliament to Debate on Circumcision

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

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, 26/01/2014 22:53
Eldad: Circumcision – That’s the Threat

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, 09/10/2013 08:27
Peres Protests European Resolution on Circumcision

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 , 08/10/2013 11:51
Israel Calls to Rescind Anti Circumcision

Israel Calls to Rescind Anti Circumcision

Israel has described a Council of Europe (PACE) resolution against circumcision as a "moral stain" that will foster hatred across Europe.Kochava Rozenbaum, 04/10/2013 10:33
European Council Calls for Circumcision Ban

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, 03/10/2013 11:18