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Norway’s Jews oppose circumcision law amendment


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/norways_jews_oppose_circumcision_law_amendment_20110505

The umbrella organization for Jews in Norway is opposing a proposed amendment that would ban ritual circumcision on boys younger than 15. The Mosaic Religious Community, the umbrella for Norway's Jewish community and Jewish organizations, has sent a letter to Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Store and Justice Minister Knut Storberget outlining its opposition to the amendment proposed by the country's state ombudsman for children, the English-language website News and Views from Norway reported.

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