Today over at RJ.org, Donald Cohen-Cutler asks us
Do you, as an active Reform Jew, practice a Jewish tradition simply because that is what Jews have always done?
If you read the entire post, you’ll see that Donnie is asking about circumcision in particular. Unwilling to believe that Reform Jews do anything en masse just because our ancestors did it, he inquired of the lefty Jblogosphere why we think Reform Jews continue to practice brit milah.
At my most downright poetic, here is my answer: Continue reading