Ask the Expert: Baby Showers

Is it against the rules, or just a superstition?

Ask the Expert: Secret Name

Why keep the baby name under wraps before the brit milah?

Converting Infants and Children

In traditional communities, a child must be formally converted if adopted or born to a non-Jewish mother.

The Elements of a Brit Bat Jewish Welcoming Ceremony

Despite the relative newness and great varieties of welcoming ceremonies for girls, a basic structure appears to have emerged.

The Brit Milah (Bris): What You Need to Know

Questions and answers about the circumcision ceremony for Jewish baby boys.

Jewish Newborn Ceremonies 101

An overview of ceremonies to welcome baby boys and girls.