if you ever read him. Rambam admitted that is were a crime and that's the intention of this ritual to harm the child. When Rabby Ehrenberg in Berlin denied this simple fact, he simply proved that he never read anything by Rambam. And perhaps, your rabbinate candiates should be advised to read literature by Ramban and other rabbinic authorities. Consequently, they would stop this most distasteful practice at once. Detlef Bosau, Germany.
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from the article: Israel’s chief rabbinate says oral suction at circumcision is preferred