Rationales for Jewish Circumcision: The outstanding medieval Jewish philosopher Maimonides (Moses ben Maimon; or Rambam, from the initials of Rabbi Moses ben Maimon), 1135-1204, was physician to the Sultan Saladin and communal leader of Egyptian Jewry, as well as an important figure in the codification of Jewish law. Read what he has to say about circumcision in his oeuvre, "The Guide of the Perplexed."
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