|This year alone, in books, online and in magazines, authors Neal Pollack, Sam Apple, Jonathan Safran Foer and Shalom Auslander have all fretted about doing to their sons what was done to them. The title of Auslander's memoir, scheduled for publication in October, is "Foreskin's Lament."f|
|Michael Young, a convert to Islam, had his infant son circumcised but did not undergo the procedure himself. "I'm very squeamish and hate the thought of it," he said.|
|In November, the Oregon Supreme Court will rule on whether a convert to Judaism can force his 12-year-old son to undergo the procedure.|
Originally Posted by christifav
If an evil person kidnapped my kids and me and told us, "one of you is getting circumcised" I'd say, "me, me me...leave them ALONE"
Originally Posted by mimie
Originally Posted by Ruthla
According to Jewish law, the answer should be "no" if the boy in question is old enough to voice his objection. In another year he'll be an adult in Jewish law and able to make his own religious decisions- including whether or not to convert at all.