(Another) Foreskin’s Lament

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Erica Jong has never held her tongue, so why would she when talking about her grandson’s circumcision? Answer: She wouldn’t.

On The Huffington Post today Jong rants about her suspicion that the covenantal cut damages a Jewish man’s attitude toward sex.

Yesterday, Darwin turned eight days old. Darwin is my second grandson. You know what that means if you’re Jewish. The briss, the brit mila, the covenant of circumcision. Or as I like to think of it: Next time boychick, we take the whole thing!

Ever wonder why Jewish boys are so fucked up about sex? Ever wonder why they fall for mile-high models from Slovenia who wear those big cold crosses? Ever wonder why they like Chinese girls, Chinese-American girls, Blonde shiksa cheerleaders from Kansas? Or those cool black models who dance like Beyonce?

It’s because of the Covenant with Jahwah or G-d: I take this piece of your pecker, with your mother, father, grandfathers and grandmothers looking on, teary eyed. And you think of nothing but your pecker for the rest of your life! (MORE)

Posted on January 30, 2008

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