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  • Is circumcision a requirement for conversion?

    By Roberto Loiederman

    March 15, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    I called Rabbi Jacques Cukierkorn at his home in Kansas City, Kan., where he's rabbi at that city's New Reform Temple. Was it true that he had told the group in Mexicali that it wasn't necessary for adult converts to Judaism to have a brit milah (ritual circumcision)?

    "That is...