9,000th Circumcision

January 8, 1991, FREE Circumcision Program reached the historical milestone of performing its 9,000 circumcision. Pictured is: Chief Rabbi of Melbourne Australia, Rabbi Chaim Gutnik OBM, who was honored as the sandek of the circumcision, FREE's Chairman, Rabbi Mayer Okunov, The Mohel, Rabbi Romi Cohn, FREE's Vice President, Rabbi Hirsh Okunov, with the staff of Interfaith Medical Center.

Read news reports on this historic event: FREE-dom of choice for Soviet emigres (The Jewish Week), Soviet Jews Of All Ages Seek Circumcision (The Jewish Press).


 

 
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