Tag: New York

The practice of metzitzah b’peh / direct oral suction as part of a circumcision is currently being contested in the New York legal system. Today’s class not only explores the origins of this practice but how it is exemplary of the larger challenges between traditions and adaptations.

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In light of the recent subway outage I actually decided to fill the MTA’s rider report cards for the trains I take most frequently. Overall I’m not terribly impressed with…


“And that,” put in the Director sententiously, “that is the secret of happiness and virtue – liking what you’ve got to do. All conditioning aims at that: making people like…