City’s $2K circumcision fine ‘is like nothing’ for mohels

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'The city’s $2,000 fine to stop unsafe circumcisions is a mere cost-of-doing-business slap that will do nothing to deter the ­lucrative but potentially disease-spreading ritual, mohels and community members railed Thursday to The Post.

Mohels can rake in up to $1,500 per bris — the Jewish circumcision ritual — and often perform as many as 10 a week — turning the monetary penalty into chump change, experts said.

“A $2,000 fine is like nothing,” fumed Dr. Jeffrey Mazlin, an ­OB-GYN and part-time mohel. “Some of these Orthodox mohelim are doing 10 in a week — they’re full-time mohels — so $2,000 is a slap on the wrist. They could be making loads of money.'

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