Friday, October 12, 2012
Jewish groups sue NYC over circumcision rule
Orthodox Jewish groups have sued New York City to block a required warning to parents of the dangers of a ritual in which the circumciser uses his. . .
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Opinion: The necessity, validity of circumcision and its ritual
With the latest turnaround by a San Francisco court removing the anti-circumcision measure from its city’s upcoming ballot, all of us who advocate. . .
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Appeal unlikely for S.F. circumcision ban ballot measure
Time appears to have run out for the proponents of a San Francisco ballot measure that would have banned circumcision of any boy under 18 in the. . .
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Anti-circumcision: Is this equal to anti-Semitism?
Believe it or not, an American city, San Francisco, is voting to proscribe one of the central rituals of an entire religious community, the Jewish. . .
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Proposed circumcision ban not merely a parochial concern
Circumcision, or "brit milah," has long been the stuff of cheap jokes and comedy. But in recent weeks, what used to be nothing more than harmless. . .
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Coalition sues to keep circumcision ban off S.F. ballot
The Jewish-led coalition working to defeat a San Francisco ballot measure that would ban circumcision there filed a lawsuit on Wednesday morning.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Circumcision critic has Board links
A woman who called for circumcision to be banned is an associate of the Board of Deputies.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Letters to the Editor: Jewish credo, day schools, circumcision
Letters to the editor
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Circumcision fight moves to California State Legislature
On Tuesday, Congressman Brad Sherman announced he is preparing to introduce a bill in congress to prevent municipalities nationwide from enacting. . .
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Rep. Brad Sherman will introduce bill outlawing city circumcision bans
Reacting to recent efforts to advance ballot measures banning circumcision of underage males in California cities, Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks). . .
Friday, June 10, 2011
Actor Russell Crowe attacks circumcision on Twitter, then apologizes
Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe railed against circumcision in a string of Twitter posts, denouncing it as "barbaric," before apologizing the next. . .
Thursday, June 2, 2011
The realities of the circumcision debate
There is nothing esthetically appealing about a Brit Milah, the circumcision procedure performed on an 8 day old Jewish baby boy. To witness a. . .
Monday, May 30, 2011
Battle over circumcision shaping up in California
In November, San Franciscans will vote on a ballot measure that would outlaw circumcision on boys under the age of 18. Although experts say it is. . .
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
S.F. archbishop raps proposed circumcision ban
San Francisco’s Catholic archbishop expressed his opposition to a city ballot initiative that would ban circumcision for minors. Archbishop George. . .
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Circumcision wars in California
The attempt to make circumcision illegal, including those performed for religious reasons, is spreading beyond San Francisco, which aimed last week. . .
Monday, May 23, 2011
Petition filed for anti-circumcision measure in Santa Monica
An anti-circumcision group will circulate a petition in Santa Monica, Calif., to place a measure seeking to ban male circumcision on an upcoming. . .
Friday, May 20, 2011
UPDATE: Anti-circumcision movement reaches Santa Monica
Santa Monica residents may get to vote soon on whether circumcisions can be done in the beach city.
Thursday, May 19, 2011
San Francisco to put circumcision ban on the ballot
A measure seeking to ban male circumcision will appear on the November ballot in San Francisco. More than 7,700 signatures from city residents on a. . .
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Norway’s Jews oppose circumcision law amendment
The umbrella organization for Jews in Norway is opposing a proposed amendment that would ban ritual circumcision on boys younger than 15. The Mosaic. . .
Thursday, April 28, 2011
San Francisco circumcision ban likely for November ballot
A proposal to ban circumcision in San Francisco looks likely for the November ballot. A group opposed to male circumcision told Reuters that it had. . .
Thursday, November 18, 2010
Jewish groups condemn effort to ban circumcision
San Francisco-area Jewish organizations condemned a proposed ballot measure to outlaw Jewish ritual circumcision in the city.
Thursday, December 18, 2008
Circumcision—the Ed Hardy way [VIDEO]
Saaks is the exclusive T-shirt mohel (circumciser) for the fashion lines of French designer Christian Audigier. He specializes in Ed Hardy, the line. . .
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
African AIDS fight uses Israeli circumcision skills
The United Nations announced last year that the procedure could reduce the rate of HIV transmission by up to 60 percent. It was in Israel, with its. . .
Thursday, March 15, 2007
Is circumcision a requirement for conversion?
"I don't understand the fuss people make," he said. "In Africa now they're circumcising thousands of adult men for AIDS prevention. If it were such a. . .