Modern forms of Judaism rely less on old ritual – adapting to the modern world and modern values. More and more Jewish parents are deciding not to use Human Genital Mutilation as their son’s welcome to Judaism.
” … Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) 2015 Biennial conference in Orlando, Florida, where my co-author Rebecca Wald and I had a display booth in the exhibition hall. We were there to showcase Celebrating Brit Shalom, the first book written specifically for Jewish families opting out of circumcision. With the thousands of Reform rabbis, cantors, and lay leaders in attendance, we were eager, excited—and, frankly, a little anxious about how our book would be received. “