Yigal Amir will not be permitted to attend his soon-to-be-born son’s brit.
The Israel Prisons Authority turned down a request by Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s assassin to be allowed a furlough to attend the circumcision ceremony. The authority also declined to allow the brit to be held at the prison.
Amir, who is spending life in solitary confinement in prison for the 1995 murder of Rabin, married Larissa Trimbobler in a proxy ceremony and was permitted conjugal visits.
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