An overview of ceremonies to welcome baby boys and girls.
Questions and answers about the circumcision ceremony for Jewish baby boys.
Parents face many choices in preparing a welcoming ceremony and party for their baby girl.
How much do you know about welcoming baby boys and girls into the covenant?
From Shehechiyanu to psalms, how I brought Jewish ritual into this momentous life stage.
This man or woman performs Judaism's oldest religious rite.
Do you know the meanings of popular Jewish names?
Why keep the baby name under wraps before the brit milah?
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Must the donor be Jewish for the child to be recognized as Jewish?
Ancient laws and modernity are brought together with the embrace of adoption in the Jewish community.
While Jewish critics have arisen in modern times, brit milah is still widely practiced.
What to do before your son's circumcision.
Planning a ceremony when your family is multi-faith or multi-cultural.
Is it against the rules, or just a superstition?
Despite the relative newness and great varieties of welcoming ceremonies for girls, a basic structure appears to have emerged.