The ceremony I had to ‘affirm’ my Jewish identity required a trip to the mikveh and a sharp pinch (or two)
A father’s tale of underground mohels, the Catholic Church, and a never-too-late spiritual revival
Our first son got the traditional brit. But not this time around.
Keeping a ‘Cardi B attitude’ gives a new father strength during his son’s birth and bris
A Jewish-Japanese Sex and Cookbook? A Do-It-Yourself circumcision kit? Jeff Goldblum Holding a gorilla? Amazon’s got you covered.
When I decided to physically transition from female to male, I didn’t consciously consider how my relationship to Judaism might change as a result
In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ study, why vows are hardly sacred, and why circumcision is the most glorious of rituals
Treatment uses stem cells from infants to regenerate adult skin
Jewish Museum shows custom in Jewish, Muslim, and Christian contexts
Study finds circumcision protects against STDs without diminishing pleasure
New rituals create ways to symbolically acknowledge Jews’ covenant with God without actually circumcising infants
New legislation on the religious practice goes against the European grain
Relic from 2400 BCE believed to be the oldest illustration of the ritual
Former right-winger gets ‘really serious’ about his unexpected Jewish heritage
It would mean “God made the body imperfect,” the actress argues in new book
Several states reexamining their policies on public funding of circumcisions
Boy’s parents suing Pittsburgh rabbi for botched circumcision
Will European health officials take note?