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Bavaria, Germany - Report: German Rabbi Criminally Charged for Performing Circumcisions

Aug 21, 2012 at 01:27 PM

Bavaria, Germany - Rabbi David Goldberg of Hof, a 64-year-old mohel, is the first person to be criminally charged in Germany for performing a circumcision since the Cologne district court ruled this past June that “circumcisions for religious reasons constitute illegal bodily harm” to infants. Rabbi Goldberg, originally from Jerusalem, has been the rabbi of Hof since 1997 and has...

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