Israeli woman fined 140 dollars per day to keep son uncircumcised

Israeli woman fined 140 dollars per day to keep son uncircumcised
An Israeli woman has been fined 140 dollars per day for refusing to get her son circumcised. An Israeli rabbinical court has ordered the mother to circumcise her son immediately, as required by Jewish law, or pay the hefty fine for each day her son remains uncircumcised, the Washington Times reported, The boy's mother, Elinor, said that her son was born with a medical problem which didn't allow him to be circumcised on the eighth day as is customary but after she read about the procedure, she is reluctant to put her son through it.

An Israeli woman has been fined 140 dollars per day for refusing to get her son circumcised.

An Israeli rabbinical court has ordered the mother to circumcise her son immediately, as required by Jewish law, or pay the hefty fine for each day her son remains uncircumcised, the Washington Times reported,

The boy’s mother, Elinor, said that her son was born with a medical problem which didn’t allow him to be circumcised on the eighth day as is customary but after she read about the procedure, she is reluctant to put her son through it.

Elinor plans to petition the High Court of Justice to annul the rabbinical court’s decision. (ANI)