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    • David Israel
    • 11.06.11 | 22:40 (IDT)

    I am born and raised in a mostly Muslim Turkey. I have been in many Muslim circumcisions of my Muslim friends who were at the age of 7 to 14. It is celebrated by taking the children on horse drawn carriages in the streets of Izmir and later the boy in white dress is circumcised. Jewish custom is to circumcise in the 8th day after birth. Muslim custom is after grown up ages 7 to 14 being most preferred. I am not criticizing it. If people believe in it it is their choice. I am not offended while I am not even a religious Jew. I respect everyone's belief and I believe it is no bodies business to interfere.

    from the article: Actor Russell Crowe apologizes for anti-circumcision Twitter rant
    First published 10:56 11.06.11 | Last updated 10:56 11.06.11
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