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Holland’s circumcision pros are breaking the law, Health Ministry says

“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’ Standing Committee meeting.

Rabbis to the rescue: the fight against Iceland’s circumcision ban

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.

US Jewish organizations urge Iceland to nix bill banning male circumcision

"If passed, the Icelandic measure would create insurmountable challenges for Jews and Muslims living there,”

PREPARING FOR a circumcision.

As I See It: The cutting edge of secular illiberalism

Echoing the bigotry of centuries, secularism has become the tyranny of the modern age.

A general view of Reykjavik, Iceland

Fundamentally Freund: Iceland's declaration of war on Judaism

Iceland’s authorities might as well hang a large sign in the arrivals terminal at Reykjavik airport saying, “No Jews or Muslims allowed.”

Bill to ban circumcision introduced in Iceland’s parliament

The measure cites the prohibition of female genital mutilation in 2005, arguing a similar prohibition is necessary for males.

Circumcision in Europe.

Analysis: New York circumcision controversy emblematic of longtime Orthodox ideological split

Metzitzah b’peh (MBP)is a source of controversy within the Orthodox community, with more modern elements rejecting the ancient practice.

Baby undergoes circumcision

European committee of ministers backs circumcision

Decision elicits praise for repudiating PACE resolution equating the Jewish practice to mutilation.

Baby undergoes circumcision

UN official says circumcision protected by freedom of religion

Heiner Bielefeldt gives boost to Jewish organizations battling to protect ancient ritual.

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