Paul Berger


Is Controversial Circumcision Ritual Dangerous?

By Paul Berger

Is Controversial Circumcision Ritual Dangerous?
Is a controversial circumcision rite dangerous? New York City believes 17 infants have been infected because of metzizah b’peh — but not everyone agrees.Read More


Was Terror Compensation Cash Diverted to Orthodox Yeshivas?

By Paul Berger

Was Terror Compensation Cash Diverted to Orthodox Yeshivas?
A scrappy Jewish legal group won millions in compensation for victims of terror attacks. But did much of the cash wind up going to Orthodox yeshivas instead of its court fight?Read More


The Challenge of Preserving Jewish History

By Paul Berger

Courtesy of the Center for Jewish History Read More


Herpes Illnesses From Circumcision Rite Rise But Mayor Bill De Blasio Stays Silent

By Paul Berger

Herpes Illnesses From Circumcision Rite Rise But Mayor Bill De Blasio Stays Silent
Mayor Bill de Blasio once vowed to better protect N.Y. infants against herpes from a controversial circumcision rite. 18 months later, more babies are getting sick than ever.Read More


Savannah Rabbi Who Gave Sex Abuse Talk to 9-Year-Old Girls Quits Synagogue

By Paul Berger

Savannah Rabbi Who Gave Sex Abuse Talk to 9-Year-Old Girls Quits Synagogue
A rabbi whose sex abuse lesson to children divided a Savannah community has decided not to pursue a new contract at his synagogue.’Read More



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