They warn you that parenting means doing a bunch of stuff you never imagined yourself doing. For Cnaan Liphshiz, that moment came when he had to beg a kosher butcher to perform his son’s bris.
On a hot spring morning in the Zimbabwean capital of Harare, Modreck Maeresera is packing up for a trip at his quiet suburban home.
The Council of Europe refuted reports in Israeli media that it had canceled a resolution from 2013 that called nonmedical circumcision of boys a harmful violation of children’s rights.
Referencing a negative view of non-medical circumcision of boys, the Council of Europe recommended the custom be banned except when performed by ‘a person with the requisite training and skill.’
New York City already stopped requiring mohels to obtain parental consent before performing metzitzah b’peh. Now officials aren’t even alerting doctors when they suspect that a rabbi has infected a baby with herpes.
The New York City Board of Health repealed a consent form for a controversial circumcision rite.
A new study claims that rabbis performing a controversial circumcision rite are not solely to blame for herpes infections in infants. But if mohels are not the source, then what is?
The New York City Board of Health may waive a consent form for a controversial circumcision rite.
Seven Orthodox children died when a Shabbat hot plate left on overnight sparked a deadly blaze. J.J. Goldberg reports it’s not the first time this practice has proven lethal.
A proposal to cancel a requirement for signed parental consent for a controversial circumcision rite set to be presented to the New York Board of Health was postponed.