Motion for preliminary injunction (with exhibits) filed against New York City Department of health & Mental Hygiene, on October the 16th 2012, by Plaintiffs: The Central Rabbinical Congress of the United States and Canada, Agudath Israel of America, and the International Bris Association; and three mohelim; Rabbis Samuel Blum, Aharon Leiman, and Shloime Eichenstein. READ IT HERE.
Plaintiffs reply memorandum to defendants counter motion.READ IT HERE.
In compliance with §1043(b) of the New York City Charter (the “Charter”) and pursuant to the authority granted to the Board of Health by §558 of said Charter, a notice of intention to amend Article 181 of the New York City Health Code (the “Health Code”) was published in the City Record on June 19, 2012 and a public hearing was held on July 23, 2012. At its meeting on September 13, 2012, the Board of Health adopted the following resolution….READ MORE
…The ritual of bris milah, or circumcision, is one of the most basic, important, and widely practiced Jewish traditions. For thousands of years, Jews have adhered to the religious commandment to circumcise every male child on the eighth day after his birth…READ MORE