Happy end to circumcision row

(4 Posts)

That's great. Good to know there's a potential compromise out there...

Daddelion Sun 17-Feb-13 09:48:53

Sometimes there's no end to this problem though.

MedicinalPurposes Sun 17-Feb-13 00:19:42

I still find it hard to believe that this kind of barbarism still goes on, and people still turn a blind eye to it. All because of religion. My imaginary friend says that you should chop bits off your baby, and you aren't allowed to complain because that is infringing on my religious rights...

UrbanDad Thu 31-Jan-13 13:57:01

I posted this thread a while ago dealing with a friend's family dispute about circumcision. It was actually resolved the same year. An orthodox Jewish lawyer who is also a mediator on the husband's side of the family (confounding my prejudices about people who have strong religious views) got everyone to agree that the son would have a Brit Shalom (a non-cutting naming ceremony) in a Reform Jewish Synagogue. A very British compromise, I think...

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