Doctor`s Approach vs. Holistic Approach
Rabbis are some of the most trusted and respected leaders within the Jewish community. Because of this, many of them elect to go through extensive training to perform circumcisions and ultimately ...
Welcome to my website and thank you for allowing me to help guide you through this important and critical milestone in your baby’s life. Although I have tried to cover as much information as possible regarding Circumcision, I realize that it is impossible to cover everything and I encourage you to call me with any questions or concerns you may have. Please do not hesitate to do so.
For some, the decision to circumcise or not to circumcise is simple. For others, much thought, research and contemplation go into making this important decision. It is not uncommon for me to receive calls from literally around the world asking whether or not I feel they should circumcise their child. I explain to them that this is a decision they have to make for themselves.
However, I do explain that there are three main reasons why people choose to circumcise their children: 1) Religious – Parents believe that their religion requires this of their adherents, 2) Medically – Parents, or their doctors, believe that it is healthier and in the child’s best interest to be circumcised, and 3) Social – Parents don’t want their child to look different than other male family members or friends. read more…
Thought of the Day
Sometimes we are better off when things are going badly than not particularly well; for in the first instance, we generally undertake to straighten things out, whereas in the second, we often wait for them to straighten themselves out. It is easier to solve a big problem by working at it than a small one by doing nothing about it.
From A Candle by Day by Rabbi Shraga Silverstein