Circumcision: Before the BrisDirect oral suctioning is performed by some mohelim, or religious circumcisers, in the Jewish community. With this practice, the mohels mouth and lips come into direct contact with the babys circumcision wound during the bris. The New York State Department of Health and New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene have documented a number of cases of HSV-1 infection on or around the genitals in male babies after circumcisions that included direct oral suctioning. Some of these babies became seriously ill. Some developed brain damage, and others have died. There is no proven way to eliminate the risk of HSV-1 infection from direct oral suctioning.
Read more: Two more babies stricken with HERPES after ritual oral blood sucking circumcision in New York City | Mail OnlineTwo more infants have been infected with a deadly herpes virus in the last three months after undergoing a controversial religious oral circumcision in New York City.
The latest cases bring the count to 13 infants since 2000, two of which suffered brain damage and two died from the virus which can rapidly spread throughout its body.
The ultra-Orthodox Jewish practice of metzitzah b'peh requires a practitioner to orally suck the baby's penis to 'cleanse' the open wound following its circumcision, making them susceptible to the virus.
Heres a jewish source if you dont like the Daily mail.
N.Y. newborn contracts herpes from circumcision rite | JTA - Jewish & Israel News
Now, what I would like to know is why such a frankly satanic practice is allowed anywhere in the western world? Is this primitive ritual practiced in Ireland? I know children have been killed in Ireland in botched home circumcisions but these were done by sub-saharan Africans, not by Ashkenazim.