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To be performed on the 8th day or another day

Seder Milah: Ritual Circumcision

Bris ceremony

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A mother discusses how her son’s Hebrew name was chosen and a special naming ceremony on his first birthday

naming a son on his first birthday

Watch the video to learn about finding a mohel, what a brit milah is all about, and some popular modern spins on this ancient tradition

brit milah jewish traditions for welcoming a baby boy

Encouraging those in attendance of the bris to be present in feeling and accompanying the baby through his pain

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Shifting the focus away from the circumcision and toward welcoming

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A prayer in English and Yiddish to be recited on the occasion of a son’s bris

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A feminist mom discusses circumcision

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A tekhine, traditional prayer, to be said by a new mother before the bris of her son

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Traditional Brit Milah with added readings and prayers

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