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Today, our mission is to navigate the subject of adult Jewish circumcision and help you discover whether adult circumcision is or is not permitted in the Jewish community.
For the past few years, mohels across the country have noticed a significant uptick in non-Jewish circumcisions, especially for newborn babies. Learn why!
Today, we will expand our knowledge of circumcision, learn how they are performed, what celebratory duties are involved, and the proper circumcision age.
Circumcision can be performed in many different ways, but the three most commonly used methods are the Gomco clamp, Plastibell device, and Mogen clamp. For more information about these three main circumcision types, continue reading this blog.
It is time to find the perfect name for your daughter, a name that celebrates your family’s Jewish tenets and traditions – it is time to learn about the Simchat Bat ceremony!
I have had the privilege over the past nearly 20 years to circumcise about 5000 babies and guess how many times I have asked the parents whether their beautiful new baby has received Vitamin K orally or by injection? You guessed it...not once! Why, you may ask? The...
Before the pandemic, Rappaport, an Orthodox rabbi who also runs a Columbia, Maryland, financial services company, typically performed five to seven circumcisions a week. Since mid-March, that number has soared to 10 to 15 weekly, which he believes is mostly due to restrictions on elective surgery related to the coronavirus pandemic.
If you’re arranging your son’s circumcision you’re probably wondering where it should be carried out. Should you take your baby to the hospital? Or should you opt for a holistic method? Of course, every parent wants to be sure that their baby experiences minimal pain,...
"During nursing school, I observed dozens of circumcisions and Rabbi Rappaport's procedure on our son was the most relaxed and least traumatic one I have ever seen."
"I am happy to recommend Rabbi Avraham Rappaport with whom I have worked jointly with performing complex ritual and non-ritual circumcisions. I am impressed with his professionalism, technical abilities and rabbinic expertise."
“Rabbi Rappaport brought great kindness and warmth to the bris he conducted for our son, Reuben, and the naming ceremony of Reuben’s twin sister, Anabel. The Rabbi’s words contained both wisdom and humor–necessities if you’re embarking upon a journey with twins–and we believe that both children received the best of sendoffs to a rich, happy Jewish life. We’re very lucky that Rabbi Rappaport with his expertise was there to help share in our simchas.”