Agudas Yisroel of America Metzitzah B’Peh Meeting


metzitzah-bpeh-agudah-meetingRepresentatives of the plaintiffs in the case against the New York City Board of Health regarding metzitzah b’peh met yesterday at Agudas Yisroel Headquarters in Manhattan following oral argument on the appeal of the case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Seen in this photo are Rabbi Gedaliah Weinberger, chairman emeritus of the board of trustees of Agudas Yisroel of America; Yerachmiel Simins, attorney and community activist; Shay Dvoretzky of the Jones Day law firm, who argued the appeal; Rabbi Moshe Dovid Niederman of the Central Rabbinical Congress (Hisachdus); Yaakov Roth of Jones Day; Prof. Awi Federgruen of Colombia University; Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel, Executive Vice President of Agudas Yisroel of America; and Rabbi Levi Heber, director of the International Bris Association.

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  1. Will someone please help me to understand! !!
    Wwhy isn’t simply barred from government o ersightama and intervention on account of separation of church and ztate as prescribed in the constitution?