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onearmed_paperhanger11 karma

What happens to them if they decide to quit being Jewish and get a civil divorce? Surely if they want to stay Jewish they should follow Jewish rules. (I also think those rules are stupid, hence not Jewish.)

onearmed_paperhanger7 karma

No herpes required: hemophiliacs exist. Babies dying of circumcision has been going on for as long as there have been Jews, and those at high risk (e.g. mother's sister's son died of it) are excused.

https://annals.org/aim/fullarticle/683105/hemophilia-talmud-rabbinic-writings

onearmed_paperhanger7 karma

...what?

onearmed_paperhanger6 karma

Wait, what?! Tell me more.

onearmed_paperhanger5 karma

I knew someone who had good luck getting her disabled dad around camp with a wheelbarrow. You can use a board to cross a puddle, or navigate almost any trail you can walk.