The Day I Cut Off My Sons' Foreskins
Publication Date: January 2000
Author(s): Daniel S. Brenner
Series: CLAL on Culture Archive
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Psychology; Ritual; Family
The author defends the rite of circumcision as an act of ritualized violence that establishes a bond between natural enemies - father and son - and describes how circumcising his twin sons made him feel like a man.