Is circumcision one of the prerequisites of embracing Islaam?

Question 27: I have been reading about Islaam for a long time and I have been discussing it with many Muslims. Some of my Turkish friends say that circumcision is one of the prerequisites of embracing Islaam! I can not believe this for I have never heard or read of it before. Maybe circumcision is a habit that is practiced only in Turkey. I would like to get the correct information regarding this matter from you. Please kindly reply in German because I do not have good command of English.

Answer: All Praise is due to Allaah Alone and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, his family, and Companions. Circumcision is one of Sunan-ul-Fitrah (Islamic practices of personal hygiene)… read more here.