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Male Genital Cutting

Lack of Open Debate Results in Flawed Policy
Circumcision
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.

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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.
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
Rabbi Steven Blane of New York does not perform circumcisions, but instead welcomes Jewish baby boys with Bris Shalom, a covenant ceremony without cutting.
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.

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Cut: Slicing through the myths of circumcision

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

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