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JEWISH CIRCUMCISION RESOURCE CENTER: A Message to Jewish Americans on Circumcision

ED. NOTE: In the light of the controversy over the San Francisco ballot measure to ban infant circumcision (SFMGMBill.org), and anti-Semitism, the Jewish Circumcision Resource Center has released a statement, reproduced below in its entirety. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 6/21/11 Ronald … Continue reading

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UK: Infant and child circumcision could violate Human Rights Act

The Telegraph reports that a lecturer in ethics at Glasgow University has published a paper in the journal Clinical Ethics, arguing that it is unethical to circumcise boys for no medical reason. Dr. David Shaw writes that a doctor who performs … Continue reading

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NOTEBOOK: Medicine, culture, religion, death

Modern medicine, particularly in the United States, has redefined success in treatment. There was a time when the highest objectives of medicine as an art were the relieving of suffering and the comforting of the patient as he faced his … Continue reading

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NOTEBOOK: Medicine, culture, religion, death

Modern medicine, particularly in the United States, has redefined success in treatment. There was a time when the highest objectives of medicine as an art were the relieving of suffering and the comforting of the patient as he faced his … Continue reading

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