Jesus was a jew, so at eight days he was circumcised, and today is eight days after Christmas.  Logical, hey?  Used to be celebrated as a feast.

Hooray for: Jews

When I looked this up on Wikipedia some long time ago, there was a mistake that it wasn’t mentioned in the synoptic gospels, which it is, so I corrected it with chapter and verse.  The page is rewritten now, but the bible reference is still given.  My only wikipedia correction success I think.  I tried correcting Oldham to be in Lancashire, and they kept changing it back…