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Metzitzah Bpeh

NYC, Orthodox Jews Reach Deal On Circumcision Suction Ritual

Reuters | Posted 04.26.2015 | Religion

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK, Feb 24 (Reuters) - New York City has reached a tentative agreement with local rabbinical leaders regardin...

What Do Mayoral Candidates Think Of Blood-Sucking Jewish Ritual?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.30.2013 | New York

The candidates for New York City mayor have offered their positions on an unexpected issue -- an ancient Jewish ritual in which blood is sucked from t...

Judge Won't Block New York City Circumcision Law

Reuters | Jonathan Stempel | Posted 03.12.2013 | Religion

* Preliminary injunction request denied * Rule angered some people in Orthodox Jewish community * "Direct oral suction" ...

City Proposes Waivers For Controversial Circumcision Ritual

Posted 06.13.2012 | New York

In light of the shocking report linking newborn babies with herpes infections in the weeks after undergoing Metzitzah B'peh circumcisions, the city's ...