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  1. Poor child!

    Comment by Peter Egan — February 3, 2014 @ 11:39 AM

  2. Prayers for that entire family….kkc

    Comment by Cheryl White Grandmommy — February 3, 2014 @ 12:50 PM

  3. Fanaticism at its worst!

    Comment by Hilary Israch — February 3, 2014 @ 1:08 PM

  4. Yuck!!

    Comment by Mary Bartle Freeman — February 3, 2014 @ 2:22 PM

  5. A mohel should be considered a healthcare worker and as such have mandatory health testing.

    Comment by H Fragman Abramson — February 3, 2014 @ 3:25 PM

  6. All moyals should have to under go regular testing for STDs & be certified & have the certification updated with each retesting. If they do not have a valid updated certification they should not be allowed to perform a bris.

    Comment by Lisa Kamins — February 3, 2014 @ 3:46 PM

  7. Bizarre practice. Circumcision, yes, this practice, no.

    Comment by Eliza Howarth — February 3, 2014 @ 5:10 PM

  8. The circumcision is not the problem. It is this particular practice that should be stopped. No place to justify this halachally

    Comment by Alan Tobin — February 3, 2014 @ 6:23 PM

  9. So sad.

    Comment by Janet Warne — February 3, 2014 @ 7:57 PM

  10. This is absolutely disgusting I read about this a few weeks ago and was so shocked, this is what happens when people add to the laws of G-d this sucking process is pure superstition and not part of Tanakh or Torah

    Comment by Taliah Meyers — February 3, 2014 @ 8:35 PM

  11. There is nothing wrong with male curcumcision

    Comment by Taliah Meyers — February 3, 2014 @ 8:43 PM

  12. I have two boys and don’t remember this practice at their bris

    Comment by Eileen Gindin Spiegel — February 3, 2014 @ 8:49 PM

  13. Fine on the easy side of the debate. What then is the difficult argument? Anyone know it? I sure don't.

    Comment by Bruce Gilboord — February 3, 2014 @ 10:36 PM

  14. My son was circumcised in ’82. All 3 of my Grandsons were circumcised. The Moyals were Orthodox. They used bacitracin, and a very thin, gauze like, bandage. There was no mouth used, and had I seen the Moyals attempting that, I would have been arrested for assault!

    Comment by Kari Anne — February 3, 2014 @ 10:36 PM

  15. Circumcision is usually a healthy thing to do.It allegedly reduces infection and cancer by stopping secretions under the foreskin.However there is no reason for mouth contact so it should be banned.All circumcisers should be medically qualified.

    Comment by Geoff Menzer — February 4, 2014 @ 7:53 PM

  16. This means these boys will have many questions and concerns when they get older. The lack of care by these people to prevent such things is atrocious, and I'll be honest I'd much rather a medical professional perform a circumcision than anyone else. The child may feel better if it is done that way, as doctors can use anesthesia to locally numb the area before it's surgically altered.

    Comment by Mary Meloy — February 15, 2014 @ 12:06 AM

  17. I call bs

    Comment by David Collins — March 11, 2014 @ 3:38 AM

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