What Happens on the Day of Conversion
The particulars can vary, but typically it involves appearing before a Beit Din, immersing in a mikveh, and adopting a Hebrew name.
The Human Body Code
The imagery of the Bible hints at the luminous potentiality of our bodies to experience God.
Three Biblical Signs of Covenant
Shabbat, the rainbow after the flood, and brit milah are three covenantal "signs" which God provides.
The Circumcision Debate
While Jewish critics have arisen in modern times, brit milah is still widely practiced.
Brit Milah: Why Boys Are Circumcised
How Jewish thinkers over the ages have explained the importance of ritual circumcision.
Why the Minyan? Community and Brit Milah
The customary quorum of 10 represents the community and its obligations to the child.
Brit Milah (Bris): Some Laws and Customs
10 things to know about--and think about--when planning a brit milah ceremony.