Newborn Ceremonies

Brit Milah: Why Boys Are Circumcised

How Jewish thinkers over the ages have explained the importance of ritual circumcision.

When She Arrives

How can creativity and a sense of commandedness be combined when confronting new ritual needs?

Liturgy, Ritual, and Custom for Babies

Overview of Liturgy, Ritual & Customs for baby ceremonies.

Is Brit Milah Cruel and Unnecessary?

Questions and answers about the ethics of circumcision.

Baby Ceremonies

Why mark a newborn's arrival?