The birth of a child is a beautiful miracle, a milestone worthy of celebration. It is from this breathtaking moment that parents begin to nurture and provide for their newborn in every way.
For Jewish parents of a baby boy, this means ushering him into his heritage through the eternal celebration of Bris Mila—ritual circumcision.
This website will help familiarize you with the concepts and procedures pertaining to the important mitzva of Bris Mila. But it is not an exhaustive study on the matter. For that you should seek the counsel of an ordained Rabbi or certified Mohel.
Mazal Tov! A festive spirit fills the air as family and friends gather to welcome the new child into his birthright. All present bless the…
A Bris Milah Overview
The customs and laws pertaining to circumcision are derived from the Bible, Talmud, and Jewish tradition, all of which have been meticulously passed down from…
A common misconception is that the baby experiences a great deal of pain from circumcision. In truth, the performance of RITUAL circumcision on an infant…
No Clamp Used
The most preferable instrument for ritual circumcision is called an ‘Izmel’, a well-polished razor sharp surgical knife. When using this instrument in accordance to Halacha—Jewish…
The Mitzvah of circumcision is primarily to be done on the eighth day from birth. However, in certain circumstances, adult males will require a Bris….