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What Will It Take to Wake Jews Up?

JapesMacFarLand Wrote: Sep 08, 2012 8:51 AM
P.S. Newt, you can't justify abolishing an ideology or tradition, because you can find fault in its foundation even, unless you can show how this fault id detrimental to society; which we all love. If it can be proven that it is reasonable or fair to insist on allowing all and any type of marriage (with declared love itself being the criteria) does that make it wise to enforce this change? Is it wise to ask the question?

The citizens of San Francisco will be voting on a proposition that seeks to ban circumcision in that city. Though I am strongly opposed to the proposition, if it passes, some good may come of it.

Let me explain. I am a passionate advocate of Jewish ritual known as the brit (often pronounced bris) -- the ritual circumcision of 8-day-old Jewish boys. I am even an advocate of circumcision generally. I was recently in Africa -- in Zimbabwe and Zambia -- where I delivered mosquito nets and seeds to the poorest of Africa's poor. I saw giant billboards there,...