Why I Circumcised Both of My Sons
Updated: Jun 16
As I stood in the halls of the Swedish Parliament, I marveled at the responsibility that had been entrusted to me. The Jewish community here had brought my organization, Magen HaBrit, to work with local leaders to advocate for Brit Milah because once again it was under attack. About six months ago, Sweden’s Center Party proposed a bill outlawing all medically unnecessary circumcisions for individuals under the age of 18. The Jews of Sweden were understandably concerned, for as we all know, this is one of the ways things began in Nazi Germany. But the visit was not grim. In fact, I left feeling inspired and hopeful. Well, at least for a time.
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