With his long beard, side curls, black hat, coat and trousers trailing white tsitsit strings, Yisrael Campbell looks like any other Orthodox Jew.
Not bad, for someone who grew up a Roman Catholic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, under the name of Chris.
Campbell’s embrace of a faith that prefers to turn converts away did not come cheaply, though, it required payment in blood, and not just from anywhere.
“Three circumcisions is not a religious covenant. It’s a fetish,” he jokes early on in his one man show “Circumcise Me,” at off-Broadway’s Bleeker Street Theater.
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