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Denmark

Danish lawmakers to mull circumcision ban, sparking protest

The Danish parliament is scheduled to consider a bill proposing a ban on non-medical circumcisions.

New Danish Jewish Museum director takes up position

Historian Janus Møller Jensen has taken up his position as the new director of the Danish Jewish Museum in Copenhagen. 

Only Jewish butcher in Denmark repeatedly subjected to vandalism

The shop of Gil Zchout, owner and operator of the only Jewish butchery in Denmark, has been repeatedly subjected to vandalism.

Danish Bible Society’s translation omits dozens of references to Israel

The Danish Bible Society has omitted dozens of references to Israel from translations of the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. Defending the deletions, the society said they prevent confusion with the modern-day country.

Copenhagen Jewish security guard remembered on fifth anniversary of synagogue shooting

A Jewish volunteer security guard is being remembered on the fifth anniversary of his death in a shooting attack at the Great Synagogue in the Danish capital of Copenhagen.

Mossad helped Denmark thwart terror attacks last week

Israel’s Mossad helped Denmark foil a series of terror attacks, providing it with information that led to the arrest of several suspected jihadists.

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