A Yom Kippur Ritual I Can’t Give Up

Kapparot with a chicken is jarring and upsetting, but I do it every year

Daybreak: Israel Squandering Natural Gas Chance?

Plus calls for greater involvement in Syria gather steam

Daybreak: Thousands Protest in West Bank

Plus New York’s circumcision consent form is not stopping a problem

Mayor Bloomberg Enrages Orthodox Jews

Not for the normal reasons though

Sundown: Syria’s War Extends into Lebanon

The regulation of the metzitzah b’peh circumcision ritual has been postponed

NYC Panel to Regulate Circumcision Rite

Consent forms will be required for ‘metzitzah b’peh’

Daybreak: Rioters Breach the U.S. Embassy in Yemen

Plus President Obama clarifies U.S. relationship with Egypt: “not an ally”

Daybreak: Mitt Romney Chooses a Running Mate

Plus, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi ousts Egyptian generals

NYC Official Condemns Bris-Related Ritual

‘Metzitzah b’peh,’ involving oral suction, can spread fatal herpes

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