What is deemed as an attack on a fundamental ethic of Judaism can be construed as an assault on the Jewish people.
Last week, the Swedish Center Party voted by a majority of 314-166 at its annual meeting to work to fight the non-medical circumcision of boys.
The Swedish Center Party voted 314-166 at its annual meeting to work to fight the nonmedical circumcision of boys.
The congress joined Sweden’s Jewish Central Council in speaking out against the party moving ahead in promoting a ban on circumcision.
“It is not correct that anyone may perform circumcision because circumcision is a religious freedom or because they are proficient in it,” the spokesperson said.
Conference of European Rabbis President Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt told The Jerusalem Post that his organization used a three-pronged approach to try to combat Iceland’s move.
"If passed, the Icelandic measure would create insurmountable challenges for Jews and Muslims living there,”
Echoing the bigotry of centuries, secularism has become the tyranny of the modern age.
Iceland’s authorities might as well hang a large sign in the arrivals terminal at Reykjavik airport saying, “No Jews or Muslims allowed.”
This would make Jews and Muslims "criminals," bishop says.