JOINT STATEMENT BY NORDIC JEWISH COMMUNITIES CONCERNING PROPOSED ANTI-CIRCUMCISION LEGISLATION IN ICELAND
Pressmeddelanden • Feb 08, 2018 15:11 CET
We, the Jewish Communities in the Nordic countries strongly protest the proposed legislation banning brit mila, the Jewish tradition of neonatal circumcision of boys. Iceland would be the only country to ban one of the most central, if not the most central rite in the Jewish tradition, in modern times. But not so in the long tradition of The Jewish people.