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Jews and Muslims unite in Germany against circumcision ban

Rabbi Yitzhak Ehrenberg (R) gives his kippah to the head of the Turkish Community in Germany (TGD) Kenan Kolat during a demonstration against the controversial circumcisions law in Berlin, September 9, 2012. REUTERS-Pawel KopczynskiAs with Kashrut (the kosher slaughtering of animals), and its Muslim halal equivalent, there have been problems recently with the religious rite of circumcision. With anti-circumcision activists demanding a law against the practice in San Francisco and now a court in Cologne, Germany ruling against it Jewish and Muslim communities have come together to protest. (more…)

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