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Brit Milah; Circumcision

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Brit Milah; Circumcision: (lit. "covenant of circumcision"); the ritual circumcision of a Jewish boy, generally at eight days old
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Circumcision is the first commandment given by G-d to Abraham, the first Jew, and is central to Judaism.
If activists have their way in municipal elections this November, circumcision of a boy under the age of 18 years of age for religious reasons would be classified as a misdemeanor and punishable by up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine.
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A friend asked the other day why we have a Circumcision. I rambled on about health, tradition, old people, eight days, pain and a whole lot of other nonsense before leaving this one to you.
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