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The answer to that question is more difficult than appears at first glance. One might have be said "gloves for snakes? combs for hairless?" One of the assumptions made by the question is that Brit milah is a supplement. If it is lacking, this is an under privilege. But following the Rambam (the Guide for the Perplexes III, 49), it is as a quasi-amputation. ...


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Besides the fact that a mohel is performing the bris in order to bring the baby into the covenant, and must handle it as a religious ritual, there are also differences in the medical procedure. The minimum amount required for a bris is more than that required for a surgical circumcision. There are also problems involved with the clamps that surgeons use. A ...



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