Elsewhere: Surrogate status, cutting out the bris, Sephardic taste test


Surrogate status: Jewish law remains unclear on determining the Jewish status of newborns who are the product of Jewish parents and a non-Jewish surrogate. (Sun Sentinel)

Cutting out the bris: If the Reform movement was built to reexamine ancient Jewish practices in a modern context, it should not be controversial for Reform Jews to question circumcision, writes Lisa Braver Moss. (Huffington Post)

Sephardic taste test: Two Sephardic Jews offer alternatives to the Ashkenazi food that made first-time tasters gag in a popular BuzzFeed video. (Forward)

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