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Circumcision in Real Life and in Slash - Mo's Journal
January 21st, 2007
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Circumcision in Real Life and in Slash

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From:mofic
Date:January 22nd, 2007 02:48 am (UTC)
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LOL! Not quite, but close enough. You seem so hung up on "correcting" me for saying that an uncircumcised man isn't Jewish - which I never said, which I don't believe - that you can't seem to understand what I am saying. I don't think "halakhic conformity" is really the issue. Maybe I'll feel more able to get through to you another time, but for now I'm giving up.

Hey, I don't think I've seen you before. How did you come to be reading my journal and commenting?
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From:mofic
Date:January 22nd, 2007 11:27 am (UTC)
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Perhaps you don't have experience of Jews who haven't circumcised their sons, so it hasn't come up in your community? FWIW I don't think I'm talking about "mean rabbis" at all.

In any event, I've already conceded that someone can deceive a whole community if the family so chooses, I just don't know why they would. Anyway, you seem stuck on what really is a side issue and not my point, which was that circumcision is as much about tribal, ethnic, and general belonging issues as it is about religion for many Jews.
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From:mofic
Date:January 22nd, 2007 12:08 pm (UTC)
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Oh and thank you for letting me know where these HP people came from!
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