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A German court has declared the practice of Judaism a crime.

This is not a joke: A German court has declared the practice of Judaism a crime.

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  • I think this is less a case of anti-Semitism than a really bad case of infantalism on the part of the judges and busybodiness on the part of the prosecutors. I suspect that this case is already working it’s way to the Bundesverfassungsgericht. I also suspect that given the loophole in the ruling, Jewish doctors are going to start authorizing circumcisions for ‘medical’ reasons.

  • jwing

    Different means but the same ends. Either Germans will allow Jews to be Jewish or they have simply rationalized a more modern and PC version of the final solution. Don’t suspect anything but anti-semitism. So Jews can only be Jews based on “medical reasons?” Funny….but wasn’t it a “medical reason” i.e. hygeine and delousing, that the showering was initiated. Never again!

  • Just A Goy

    Some Gentile Criminal is hoarding 32 Million teeth!

  • Name (required)manbergsteinowitz

    Don’t suspect anything but anti-semitism?

    This from a Jew who doesn’t want to live in isra-hell because he would be surrounded by Jews!

  • Chris Kirkendall

    Well, it may not be outright “outlawing” Judaism, but forcing them to comply with this rule against their own religious beliefs is a horrendous over-reach of power buy Gov’t over the individual – at the very LEAST. Somehow, I don’t see many Western “Democracies” banning Muslim practices. It seems Christians & Jews are fair game these days, but Muslims are scrupulously protected, even when some of their practices are barbaric…

  • Jim

    In fact, this was all about a Muslim practice. It was a Muslim couple and child. They too practice circumcision as a religious practice.

  • wodun

    SF tried to ban circumcision but they were targeting Christians; Jews and Muslims were just an acceptable level of collateral damage.

  • Chris Kirkendall

    Gov’t should not be doing this, no matter whose religion is being stepped on. It’s an over-reach…

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