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2 Mohels Banned After Babies Contract Herpes From Circumcision Rite

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.05.2014 | Religion

New York City has reportedly banned two mohels, persons trained to perform ritual circumcisions, after several babies became infected with herpes, For...

Botched Bris Leads To Lawsuit Against Rabbi

Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

A Pennsylvania rabbi has been sued by the parents of the baby boy he circumcised on April 28 in a botched ceremony that caused a "catastrophic and lif...

Real Men Perform Monologues

George Heymont | Posted 12.13.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Three of the manly monologues performed at the 2012 San Francisco Fringe Festival focused on masculinity issues that folks like Mitt Romney would much prefer to discuss "in quiet rooms" (if at all).

A Mother's Celebration Of The Jewish Circumcision Rite

Susan Auerbach | Posted 08.30.2011 | Religion
Susan Auerbach

In this welcoming of our baby into the Jewish community, I found catharsis after the trauma and isolation of birth. We emerged from the raw, postpartum state into the warmth of society.