Elon Gilad (Haaretz)

How Ancient Circumcision Rite Sparked Modern Schism

Like circumcision itself, metzitzah b’peh goes back to Biblical times. But 19th century doctors — and rabbis — thought they reformed the rite for good.

Backing: N.Y. Jets rookie lineman Oday Aboushi, shown here playing for the University of Virginia, insists he is pro-Palestinian, not anti-Israel.

New York Jets Rookie Oday Aboushi Backed by ADL in 'Anti-Israel' Flap

The Anti-Defamation League came out in defense of Palestinian-American New York Jets lineman Oday Aboushi on Friday following reports on the conservative website Frontpage Mag that he was “a Muslim extremist.”