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Rabbi Rappaport Knows the Best Jewish Names for Girls!

Rabbi Rappaport Knows the Best Jewish Names for Girls!

Every single culture celebrates the arrival of a new soul in this world. For the parents, the indescribable joy of welcoming a new family member leads to some form of celebration, especially in a religious context. For the Jewish community, the addition of a new...

What to Look For in a Mohel!

What to Look For in a Mohel!

Parents are always looking to do what’s best for their newborn babies. Whether it’s baby-proofing the house or picking out the most baby-friendly toys, safety is the word in all of your choices. And the same applies to choosing a mohel, a person who is...

Is There Such a Thing As a Circumcision Revision Procedure?

Is There Such a Thing As a Circumcision Revision Procedure?

The joy of a newborn baby’s coming to life and celebrating its first covenant with God is not always backed by a successful circumcision procedure. For some parents, the circumcision procedure becomes a great source of restlessness and anxiety, who must find a more...

Choosing Rabbi Rappaport’s Perfect Circumcision Experience!

Choosing Rabbi Rappaport’s Perfect Circumcision Experience!

Choosing the perfect mohel for the perfect circumcision experience is not an easy feat to accomplish. Every single detail, from the mohel’s training and expertise to the tone of their voice and their affability, has to be taken into consideration for your newborn...

Recovery for Circumcision: From the Procedure to Healing!

Recovery for Circumcision: From the Procedure to Healing!

The most sacred of days is finally upon you: your newborn son is ready to experience his first act of commitment to God by undergoing the Bris Milah ceremony! Both God and the community are ready to welcome a new member into this most sacred of covenants. Therefore,...

Why Do We Circumcise? Understanding the Jewish Tradition

Why Do We Circumcise? Understanding the Jewish Tradition

Ever since the birth of civilization, humans have shaped their understanding of the world, with all its ups and downs, into rituals. Every year, on specific dates, communities get together to celebrate certain key life moments, such as baptism, coming of age, or...

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