banned Mohel

Suspected New Neonatal Herpes Case Being Investigated

Controversial bris rite may be involved.

03/20/2012
Special To The Jewish Week

The New York City Department of Health received a report within the last week of an infant with symptoms of neonatal herpes and the case is currently under investigation, The Jewish Week has learned. (By law, such reports must be made within 24 hours of a diagnosis).

Banned Mohel: ‘Metzitzah’ ‘Not A Problem’

Yitzchok Fischer apparently still engaging in controversial practice; ‘it’s perfectly OK,’ he says.

03/13/2012
xSpecial To The Jewish Week

A mohel who was ordered to stop the circumcision practice of metzitzah b’peh in 2007 by the New York State Department of Health is apparently still engaging in the controversial ritual of “oral suction,” The Jewish Week has learned.

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