Questions and answers about the circumcision ceremony for Jewish baby boys.
What to do before your son's circumcision.
This man or woman performs Judaism's oldest religious rite.
How much do you know about welcoming baby boys and girls into the covenant?
An overview of ceremonies to welcome baby boys and girls.
Why keep the baby name under wraps before the brit milah?
While Jewish critics have arisen in modern times, brit milah is still widely practiced.
10 things to know about--and think about--when planning a brit milah ceremony.
Circumcision, with all its pain, reminds us of our partnership with God and the pain of fixing a broken world.
Shifting views and philosophies about the Jewish practice of circumcising baby boys on the eighth day of life.
How women figure into the male-oriented covenant that begins with Abraham and circumcision.
Circumcision debates and intermarriage
The imagery of the Bible hints at the luminous potentiality of our bodies to experience God.
Shabbat, the rainbow after the flood, and brit milah are three covenantal "signs" which God provides.
How Jewish thinkers over the ages have explained the importance of ritual circumcision.