A growing number
of men are dissatisfied with their circumcision but are afraid to
talk about it. Circumcised men need not feel resigned to their
emotional or sexual condition. An individual consultation can give
them hope and the resources for meeting their needs.
report that if they could take back one decision, it would be their
son's circumcision. As the public learns about circumcision,
expectant parents are realizing that the issue needs serious
attention. Sometimes one spouse wants a son circumcised and the
other does not. There is no compromise. This complex and emotional
issue can create unwelcome stress. A consultation can assist in
alleviating the stress associated with resolving the circumcision
issue so that more attention can be given to other birth-related
no longer automatic for Jews. It is a choice. Jews have many factors
to consider when making a circumcision decision. The conflict
between feelings, experience, and Jewish values can be resolved.
However, to resist the cultural pressure to conform and make a
choice not to circumcise, support is needed. A consultation can help
Jewish parents deal with their doubts and fears so that they will be
confident and at peace with their decision. Parents can feel
empowered rather than feeling forced to conform. What some mothers
have called the worst day of my life can be transformed into a
joyous celebration with an alternative ritual.
A growing number
of students are investigating and reporting on circumcision in
various ways. Our resources and referrals can facilitate these
activities, contribute to a better result, and save valuable
Because we do
not receive foundation or government support, those who use our
services are asked to contribute. Proceeds support our mission of
raising awareness about circumcision. If we cannot respond to a
particular question, there is no charge. Short answers (maximum 50
words) shall be ten dollars per request. (Unlimited consultation is
available for members only. Fill out the Membership Form to become a member.)
responses and telephone consultation shall be billed at the rate of
$25 per quarter hour.
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