Tag Archives: Jewish Rituals

Brit Milah

The commandment of circumcision, brit milah, is found in Genesis 17:10-14 and Leviticus 12:3. The first Jew to be circumcised was Abraham, at G-d’s command. Brit milah is the first commandment specific to the Jewish people. Yesterday was our grandson’s brit, or circumcision ceremony. As sandek, I held the baby on my lap as the […]

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