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  • N.Y. health board proposes consent waiver on circumcision rite

    June 13, 2012 | 10:21 am

    New York City health officials have proposed requiring that Jewish parents sign a consent waiver in order to use a controversial circumcision-related rite.

    At a city Board of Health meeting on Tuesday, the department’s deputy commissioner for disease control, Dr. Jay Varma, proposed...

  • Death Spotlights Old Circumcision Rite

    By Kelly Hartog

    February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    The death of one infant boy from herpes and the infection of two others has focused attention on an ancient practice that is still used in some ultra-Orthodox communities as they circumcise babies.

    As New York City health officials continue to investigate whether Rabbi...

  • Scott Elliott Sraberg

    September 27, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Scott Elliott Sraberg, infant son of Karen and Brad Sraberg, died Sept. 3. In his four months of life, Scott profoundly touched everyone who knew him. Althrough he will be missed greatly, the gifts Scott shared will live in the hearts of his mother, father, brother and...