Skip to comments.EJC Calls on Germany to Condemn Ruling Against Circumcision
Posted on 07/01/2012 3:36:47 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
The European Jewish Congress has called on the German government to stand against a regional court decision to criminalize circumcision, known as "brit mila" in Hebrew, sealing of the Biblical Covenant with G-d in the flesh.
The ritual is a practice that exists at the very bedrock of the Jewish and Muslim faiths.
The court, located in Cologne, ruled last Tuesday that non-medical circumcision as practiced by most Jews and Muslims causes bodily harm and therefore is a crime.
This has led to hospitals in Germany canceling planned circumcisions, causing great distress in the Jewish community, said EJC President Moshe Kantor, who called the move an intolerable assault on established religious practices.
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While not mandatory under Christ’s new covenant, if it was good enough for Jesus (Luke 2:21) it’s good enough for me.
German Jews must be crazy. Get the mohels to do it anyway, then get the hell out of there.
If was just such a aesthetic ruling by Antiochus IV Epiphanes that set off the Maccabean revolt against the Seleucid Empire.