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Denmark

Danish imam charged over call to kill Jews

Danish prosecutors charged an imam with calling for the killing of Jews in the first case of its kind in the Nordic nation.

Danish anti-circumcision group gathers requisite signatures for parliamentary debate

A Danish group says a petition seeking to ban non-medical male circumcision of minors in the country has gathered the requisite 50,000 signatures to trigger a parliamentary debate.

Danish petition appears likely to force vote on circumcision

Danish anti-circumcision activists have collected nearly 20.000 signatures out of the 50.000 they need to create a bill proposing to ban non-medical circumcision for boys.

Danish Jews mark three years since attack as school reopens

This week marks a special moment for Denmark’s small Jewish community, as the country’s only Jewish school moves into a new purpose-built building three years after a deadly terror attack on the community in Copenhagen.

Joint statement by the Nordic Jewish Communities concerning the proposed anti-circumcision legislation in Iceland

The Jewish Communities in the Nordic countries strongly protest the proposed legislation banning Brit Milah, the Jewish tradition of neonatal circumcision of boys in Iceland.

For the first time Denmark deploys troops to guard synagogue and Israeli embassy

The Danish military deployed troops in Copenhagen on Friday to guard the...

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