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Philadelphia, PA - Leading Charedi Posek Says 'Metitza' Should Not Be Done Orally

Mar 28, 2012 at 10:15 AM

Philadelphia, PA - With several recent cases of neonatal herpes putting the custom of metitza b’peh back in the proverbial spotlight as previously reported on VIN News, a prominent rabbi has spoken out strongly against the custom saying that if oral suction puts babies at risk then the practice should not be performed. In a phone interview with The Jewish Week, Rabbi Shmuel Kaminetzky, the...

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