European Jewish Leaders on Circumcision Ruling 'Worst Attack on Jewish Life Since the Holocaust'

An influential group of European rabbis on Thursday used unusually strong language to attack a German court ruling against the circumcision of boys. If the ruling is allowed to stand, the group's president warned, "then I don't see a future for Jews in Germany."
Conference of European Rabbis President Pinchas Goldschmidt: "An existential question for the Jewish community in Germany."

Conference of European Rabbis President Pinchas Goldschmidt: "An existential question for the Jewish community in Germany."

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