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St. Louis Jewish Light

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Brooklyn DA looking at infant’s death following brit ritual

JTA March 6, 2012

The Brooklyn District Attorney's office is investigating the death of an infant from herpes following a controversial circumcision-related rite as a possible criminal matter, a newspaper reported. Jerry Schmetterer, spokesman for Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes,...

Report: Newborn died from circumcision-related rite

JTA March 4, 2012

NEW YORK -- A newborn baby died last fall in Brooklyn from herpes following a controversial circumcision-related rite, a newspaper reported. The unidentified infant died at Brooklyn’s Maimonides Medical Center on Sept. 28, 2011, the New York Daily...

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