Israel's High Court Voids Rabbinical Ruling Ordering Woman to Circumcise Son

Justice Miriam Naor ruled that there was no justification for tying circumcision to a divorce proceeding, rabbinical court had exceeded its authority with its decision.

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The High Court of Justice on Sunday voided a ruling by the Supreme Rabbinical Court that obligated a woman to circumcise her son in response to her husband’s demand in divorce proceedings, saying the...