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...
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...
We Have More and More Non-Jewish Circumcisions!

We Have More and More Non-Jewish Circumcisions!

The Jewish practice of circumcision is the believer’s first act of commitment to God and the Jewish traditions, performed during the Bris Milah. This most sacred of ceremonies is filled with social and religious gravity—the newborn child is welcomed into an...