“The idea that in order to be part of the Jewish community you have to cut your boy is like something from another world.”
“The essence of this is, ‘Why can I cut my son’s foreskin but not my daughter’s foreskin?’”
“Wear your foreskin pride on your tshirt by letting the world know that your body belongs to you,” the Amazon listing states.
“Circumcision is cruel, destructive, barbaric and unnecessary.”
One rabbi spoke of a “don’t ask/don’t tell policy” of parents not circumcising their sons.
“I’m the parent, she is MY CHILD, I will do whatever I want!! I make all of her decisions until she’s 18, I made her, I own her!,” her post read.
“I understand exactly how it is with you! I also get messages from invisible men in the sky to play around with small kids’ penises!”
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has ordered two mohels to stop performing “unsafe” circumcisions after they were linked to herpes in babies.
A proposal to support a ban on ritual circumcision and label it child abuse is splitting the leadership of a liberal party in Norway, which supports outreach to Muslim immigrants.
An apprentice mortician living in the Canadian woods wrote to a local mom and offered to circumcise her son - but he should have had more foresight.