Complaint Filed Against Israeli Rabbi in Germany for Carrying Out Circumcision

Amid circumcision debate, Israel’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi warns Germany against acting like ‘communists,’ and proposes opening a professional school for mohels.

A doctor in Germany has filed a police complaint against the chief rabbi of the city of Hof, in Bavaria, for carrying out a ritual circumcision. The doctor claimed that Rabbi David Goldberg inflicted physical harm on a boy when Goldberg performed a brit milah on him. It is now up to the prosecution whether to press charges.