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...inding between father and son. A circumcision is not mandatory, but if not done as an infant, then when the child grows up it will be up to him to have it performed. In the possibility that the son decides not to have the circumcision preformed he suffers the penalty of kareit, spiritual excision. ( Rich, 2011.); Jewish belief there is no place for an uncircumcised Jew among their culture.is law. (Citron, 2014.) Jewish culture follows via way of the Shabbat. The Shabbat represents a day of rest and spiritual enrichment. Circumcisions are performed on the eighth day of the child 's life, during the day. The day the child is born counts as day one, unless the child is born on a Wednesday, then he is circumcised on the following Wednesday. Days for the Jewish begin at sunset, so if the child is born on a Wednesday evening, he is circumcised the following Thursday.
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