Germany urged to grant Muslims days off for religious festivals
BERLIN (Reuters) - Muslims living in Germany should be granted two days of official holiday a year to mark important religious festivals, a leading member of the country's Muslim community said,...
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Letter from Europe: Germany, Jews and Muslims, and Circumcision
With new curbs on circumcisions in Germany, Jews wonder whether these trends signal some kind of anti-Semitism that is concealed by medical and legalistic arguments.
German city grants Muslims Islamic holidays
BERLIN (Reuters) - Hamburg has become Germany's first city to recognize Islamic holidays, a move meant to encourage the integration of a religious minority often vilified by opponents of immigration.
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Berlin to Protect Ritual Circumcision
Germany's government pledged to pass a law protect the ritual circumcision of young boys, seeking to calm a fractious debate over the religious rights of the country's Jews and Muslims.
Jews, Muslims upset at German circumcision ban
A regional court in Cologne, Germany has banned circumcision in a heavy-handed ruling that has raised the ire of Jews, Muslims and many others who opt to circumcise their male children.