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Ronald Goldman

Ronald Goldman is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Ronald Goldman

COMMENTARY: Questioning circumcision isn’t anti-Semitic

By Ronald Goldman — October 18, 2013
(RNS) Jews have been circumcising their sons for thousands of years, but this does not justify or reduce the harm. It perpetuates it.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Expanding the debate around circumcision

By Ronald Goldman — September 4, 2012

(RNS) Beliefs about circumcision will not be easy to change, but questioning circumcision is already happening for Jews. A proposed law in Germany to ban circumcision on young boys offers a chance to expand the debate and move the conversation forward. By Ronald Goldman.

NEWS STORY: Body painting rituals invite beauty from the gods

By Ronald Goldman — January 1, 1998
c. 1998 Religion News Service NEW YORK _ This past Valentine’s Day in New York’s posh SoHo neighborhood, bag-toting shoppers at Zona, a home-design and gift store, browsed among country furniture while in the back crowds formed around a long, wooden table covered with velvet cloths and burning candles. There, six artisans from the Mehndi […]
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