Jewish group welcomes bill to re-legalize circumcision in Germany

05.10.2012                      19.Tischrei. 5773                      Chol Hamo'ed 3

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Jewish group welcomes bill to re-legalize circumcision in Germany

Religious groups have now seen a draft of the bill, which Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet is set to approve on Wednesday next week.

Germany's Central Council of Jews welcomed Thursday a bill that will affirm the legality of infant male circumcision, following months of debate after a regional court verdict declaring it unlawful bodily harm….