circumcision

Brit mila
Does global anti-brit mila campaign contribute to antisemitism?

What is deemed as an attack on a fundamental ethic of Judaism can be construed as an assault on the Jewish people.

Belgian MP to submit legislation to protect circumcision

‘Brit milah is under attack in Belgium,’ says Michael Freilich

PREPARING FOR a circumcision.
Four NYC infants contract herpes from circumcision rite in past 6 months

Four infants have contracted herpes in New York City in the past six months after undergoing a circumcision rite in which the ritual circumciser cleans the circumcision wound by oral suction.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
25/02/2020
Sweden’s largest church supports Jewish and Muslim circumcision

Kosher and halal slaughter is not allowed in most of Belgium and Norway, as well as parts of Austria and Switzerland, among other places.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
06/02/2020
TRANSPORTATION MINISTER Israel Katz (right) and Ambassador Zhan Yongxin of China
'Harry Potter' fends off foreskin question

Margoyles, who is Jewish and worked with Radcliffe when she played Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter films, is known for her potty mouth and fans love her for it.

Rabbi Moshe Wiseberg, a "mohel", or ritual circumciser, holds baby after circumcising him in Israel
Rabbis mourn lack of tolerance in Sweden after anti-circumcision vote

Last week, the Swedish Center Party voted by a majority of 314-166 at its annual meeting to work to fight the non-medical circumcision of boys.

A Swedish political party says it will fight to ban circumcision

The Swedish Center Party voted 314-166 at its annual meeting to work to fight the nonmedical circumcision of boys.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
04/10/2019
Circumcision, kippot and hiding as a Jew

This was not the first time I had heard about religious tensions from families in Europe. But something changed for me on this trip.

By HAYIM LEITER
11/08/2019
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Baby's genitals amputated after botched circumcision by nurse

"I didn't know what went on in the operation room," explained the father. "I only had someone tell me, 'Come take your daughter!'"

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World leaders urged to make female circumcision a priority like HIV

"We're learning every day that there are more pockets where this is happening," said Shelby Quast, Americas director at women's rights group Equality Now.

By REUTERS
05/06/2019
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