My own father showed up at the airport waving a copy of "Judiasm
for Dummies" which says something that will surely create the next generation of
mindless dummies like: "until you are cut you can't join the club". Jeez,
is that sour grapes or what? Who gives these "authors" and "learned
men" the final word on such private matters? You decide. Then again, there are other
encourage a shift
back from cultural norms calls the status quo into question causing much discomfort and
anxiety in certain members of my family and even in almost perfect strangers.
God was a mother.
Today, when I cleaned Boaz,
it seemed obvious to me that his forskin is there to keep him clean and to
protect him, not to make him dirtier.
If you are looking for
support around the issue of circumsision, Dana joined a fairly active
(that is both pro and con) to get support around this issue and we both read an
illuminating book called
"Circumcision Exposed" "Rethinking a Medical and
by Billy Ray Boyd. I placed a link to this book above.
Karen Ehrlich, our midwife, (pictured
here holding our newborn son) wrote a poem and kindly granted her permission to
let me post it on this site.