circumcision

Circumcision: Rite or Right?
April 30, 2012
Author: Matt Sieger

The “Foreskin Man” and the “Monster Mohel” characters are criticized as being anti-Semitic by opponents of a ballot initiative that would ban circumcision in San Francisco. (From Matthew Hess’s “Foreskin Man” online comic) In San Francisco, all it takes is 7,168 signatures on a petition to get a measure placed on the ballot. City resident…

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Fiddler Over Wisconsin (circa 1904)
May 1, 1993

Jewish settlers in the middle west were of German and Russian-Lithuanian descent. Milwaukee was the nucleus of Jewish life in Wisconsin, branching into small communities all over the state. The immigrants started as peddlers by wagon, to the farmers, next opening small stores in outlying areas, and finally many became bank presidents and chain store…

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Circumcision of the Heart
March 1, 1981

Maybe now God is telling you that by placing your faith in Messiah Jesus His Spirit will circumcise your heart and refresh you today and forever.

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Entering The Covenant
Author: Susan Perlman

Part of being a Jewish male involves entering the covenant through circumcision on the eighth day of life. My father had three daughters and, therefore, never had the opportunity to have a bris” and say the words: “Blessed art thou O Lord, King of the Universe, who hast sanctified us by Thy commandments and hast…

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