Circumcision

The question sounds absurd, but anti-circumcision activists are winning legal and policy victories—and overturning the definition of freedom of religion in the process.

Aug. 29 2018 12:01AM

Boycotting, banning circumcision, and sheltering Nazis.

Manfred Gerstenfeld
July 17 2018 12:01AM

It’s not just the circumcision ban.

Manfred Gerstenfeld
April 4 2018 12:01AM

The cutting edge of secular illiberalism.

Melanie Philips
March 5 2018 12:01AM

For whatever reason, God made people in tribes and nations.

Jan. 4 2017 12:01AM

America’s “first freedom” is under attack from an ascendant cultural secularism. Christians are its first target, but Jews and Judaism may not be far behind.

Aug. 3 2015 12:01AM

The arguments of circumcision opponents are non-compelling and often irrational, when not fueled by secularist primitivism and bigotry.

Dan Ornstein
April 1 2014 12:01AM

Fear-monger. Alarmist. Trouble-maker.

March 5 2014 8:00PM

Contributing its might to a growing continental movement to stigmatize ritual circumcision, Norway, home to a mere 700 Jews, now says it means to “regulate” the practice.

Nov. 20 2013 12:00AM

Why I am filing for asylum in my own country, Sweden.

Nov. 17 2013 8:09PM

An EU report states that the rights of children must be weighed against the rights of religious liberty. To the European parliament, the former. . .

Jonathan Fisher
Nov. 11 2013 12:00AM

The only way to survive as a Jew in Sweden is not to be seen as one.

Aug. 21 2013 10:43PM

Yes, European elites routinely turn a blind eye to the revival of anti-Semitism on the continent where six million Jews were murdered within living memory. But I’m still cautiously optimistic about the European Jewish future.

Aug. 11 2013 10:09PM

European capitals, from Paris to Budapest, are enjoying a Jewish cultural renaissance. At the same time, the threats to Jewish life across Europe are growing apace.

June 25 2013 6:20AM