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No, circumcision does not make a person a Jew. According to Jewish law, you are born a Jew if your mother is a Jew. The circumcision ceremony is a recognition of our covenant with HaShem.

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What is a non Jew called?

A gentile. That is what the Jew calls a non-Jew. The Scriptures also use a word that is translated as "Foriegners". No, a man is a Jew if he is one inwardly(not according to race); and circumcision is circumcision of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the written code. Such a man's praise is not from men, but from God-Ro2.29


Is circumcision required to be an orthodox Jew?

YES! Circumcision among Jewish males is nearly universal and is a Torah-precept (Genesis ch.17).


Was Saint Luke a Jew?

There is speculation that Luke was a gentile and not a Jew. The quote in the Letter of Paul to the Colossians differentiating between Luke and other colleagues "of the circumcision" seems to indicate he was not a Jew or, if he was, he did not strictly adhere to Jewish practices.


What are the Rites of Passage of a Christian Jew and Muslim?

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Does Circumcision reduce libido?

No. Circumcision does not reduce your libido. However, circumcision may make sex less pleasurable for the man.


What is the Jewish term for the rabbi that does the circumcision?

A Jew that does circumcision is called a Mohell


What is a Brit Mila?

Literally, "covenant of circumcision" (Genesis 17) The term can mean either the act or the ceremony of covenantal circumcision, which is normally performed on the 8th day of a male Jew's life and required of any male Gentile who converts to Judaism.


What is the importance of circumcision to a Jew?

It is traditionally a visible sign of the covenant between God and the Jewish people. All of the main denominations of Judaism advocate circumcision, including Reform, though some of the smaller, more liberal Jewish groups are against it.


Does circumcision make the penis smaller?

Circumcision only removes the skin of the foreskin, and does not affect the size of the penis at all.


Will circumcision make a penis bigger?

No it will make it smaller by the size of the foreskin.


What is the event called were a boy becomes a Jew?

According to the laws of Judaism, any child that is born to a Jewish woman is a Jew. There is no event that makes a person Jewish unless they converted to Judaism from a different religion. You may have been thinking of the circumcision ceremony, or the Bar Mitzva.


How do owls make pellets?

owls make pellets because they can not Jew.


What does circumcision show based on a jews perspective?

It depends on which Jew you are. Many slavishly persist in the practice while an increasing number are beginning to see it as a form of genital mutilation that is immoral to perform.


Which two religion are make most commonly circumcision?

Islam and Judaism


Can we say surgical circumcision or just circumcision?

Circumcision is always surgical as it requires cutting of part of the penis. Therefore the term surgical circumcision is redundant.


What is removed from circumcision?

In a circumcision the foreskin is removed.


What type of doctor does adult circumcision?

Need a professional doctor to perform Circumcision surgery,There are currently three circumcision devices most commonly used in Circumcision surgery: 1.Traditional circumcision-the most classic surgical method 2., Disposable circumcision device 3.Disposable Circumcision Anastomat Our website has a detailed introduction of the three devices, and there are URLs in my profile.


Dose circumcision make your penis smaller?

No it make no difference in the size of the penis Assad from the size of the foreskin.


Make a reaction about Pharaonic circumcision?

as female circumcision and infibulation. During Pharaonic circumcision, the clitoris and labia minora are removed and then the labia majora is sewn closed while leaving a small opening at the vulva for urination and release of menstrual blood


What is a Constructional Jew?

A "Constructional Jew" is a Jew who's constructed to be a Jew.


How do you make the swelling on your penis to go down after a circumcision?

just wait for it to heal


Does female circumcision make the penis less sensitive?

It has nothing to do with the penis or how it feels


Will you have a large penis if not under circumcision?

It wont make any difference at all.


Structure removed in circumcision?

In a circumcision the foreskin is removed.


Does circumcision affect length?

No, the penis is not shortened by circumcision.