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In defense of freedom to be Jewish

High energy defense of the right to embrace and to transmit Jewish identity lifted from dagbladet.no, with a pretty decent google translate Minimum age on religion To introduce a minimum 16 years for male circumcision will mean that we put…

One positive outcome of the current anti-circumcision drive in Europe: Jewish and Muslim Members of Knesset decide to fight this onslaught of religious, cultural rights together

lifted from Jpost.com   MKs to traverse Europe to combat anti-circumcision proposals By LAHAV HARKOV 10/23/2013 20:36 Edelstein calls urgent meeting of MKs; Tibi: This is a joint, moral interest of Jews and Muslims. Baby undergoes circumcision Photo: REUTERS MKs plan to…

Nordic onslaught against Brith Mila

It is very disturbing to witness the concerted onslaught against ritual circumcision of Jewish and Muslim boys in all of Scandinavia. Apparently, the ongoing discourse also allows for very degrading and insulting questions from interviewer to interviewee: The leader of…

A real slip of the tongue

This last week, we Norwegians have been more concerned with the fate of our countrymen who have been taken hostage in Algiers (desperately awaiting news about them, alas so far not forthcoming), than with whatever is going on in the…

Norway put under scrutiny

this message just ticked in (apologies for horrible translation, google translate job….) lifted from idag.no Puts more focus on Norway Rabbi Abraham Cooper and Mark Weitzman believe the proposal to ban circumcision is one of several threats against religious freedom…