Lack of Open Debate Results in Flawed Policy
Event Date: July 13, 2012 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
NYC Intactivists March in NYC Pridefest 2012
NYC Intactivists are planning a demonstration outside of the Germany Consulate this Friday to add their voices to the international debate on circumcision.
Peaceful Welcoming Ceremonies Proposed Instead
Rabbi Jeffrey Falick, Vice President of the Humanistic Rabbis Association does not perform circumcisions, and has called for peaceful Jewish covenants to take their place.
Citing new evidence to support routine infant circumcision, the AAP Task Force on Circumcision is working on a new position statement and guidelines for parents and doctors.
Peaceful Covenant Rituals Proposed Instead
Event Date: December 4, 2011 - 5:00pm
Join Bay Area Intactivists for a candlelight vigil in remembrance of the male, female and intersex children who have lost their lives due to complications of circumcision or other non-therapeutic forms of genital cutting. The vigil will take place outside Or Shalom in response to a circumcision panel discussion which will extol the genital cutting of children.
I should mention [that] I was raised as an Orthodox Jew. When I was 13 years old, my family moved to Israel to seek better religious education for myself and my [five] siblings.
Event Date: October 29, 2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm