Fantastic news. Across several branches of Judaism, and in the secular Jewish world, in USA, South America, Europe and even in Israel – yes, very much so in Israel – young Jewish parents and rabbinical authorities are no longer amputating their babies’ foreskins.
Finally, circumcision is being understood for what it is: “a barbaric remnant of pre-civilized times” and “a violation of human rights” . The medical world has largely agreed that health benefits are mythical, and loss of function is a certainty.
I had not realized how rapidly the rejection of this malignant practice has swept the Jewish world, in hundreds of thousands and growing. Read more.