Dr. Ruth wrongly used the Talmud to justify a problematic view of sexual consent, Danya Ruttenberg writes. Here’s what the Jewish text really tells us about a woman’s right to say ‘no.’
Despite the heavy criticism, Dr. Ruth therapist has doubled down on her views on consent, comparing sexual assault to jaywalking on Twitter.
“Transparent” creator Jill Soloway visits a sex dungeon to understand what sexual consent really means.
Two New York infants have contracted herpes after metzitzah b’peh in the last year. Why hasn’t the city enforced its parental consent form rule for the circumcision rite?
The horror in Cleveland and bravery of child kidnap victim Elizabeth Smart teach wrenching lessons. We may learn more about ourselves than the fiends who committed the crimes.
An effort to ban circumcision only recently failed in Germany. Will a rabbi’s video of the controversial practice of metzitzah b’peh reignite the battle?
New York City Comptroller and mayoral candidate John Liu opposes new city regulations that require parents to sign consent forms before their baby may undergo a controversial oral suctioning technique employed as part of a ritual circumcision, Liu told the Forward today.
University of Pennsylvania officials say ultra-Orthodox groups twisted an internal study on a controversial circumcision rite to downplay health risks.
The authors of a research report on metzitzah b’peh say their study is being distorted by defenders of the controversial ritual circumcision practice who claim that the procedure poses no risk of neonatal herpes to infants.
Berlin’s district attorney is investigating complaints about a circumcision in the German capital involving the controversial metzizah b’peh ritual.