A 33-year-old member asked:
what religions require circumcision?
2 doctor answers
Dr. George Klauber answered
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Jewish and Muslim: Also some fundamentalist baptists.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Agree w Dr. Klauber: Judaism - brit milah is the covenant of circumcision which is normally performed by a mohel on a male infant's 8th day of life. Islam – khitam is usually performed between the 7th day to the 7th year of a boy's life. This is addressed in the hadith. In some areas the circumcision is can be executed once a boy is able to recite the qur'an. In malaysia the circumcion is a rite of puberty ; normally.
Answered on Feb 3, 2014
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